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Dover Beach

Dover Beach

by Matthew Arnold

Dover Beach: Words to Watch Out For Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Dover Beach? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the word "blanched" mean (8)?


Whitened
Withered
Delicious
Darkened
Q. What's the definition of the word "tremulous"?


Skinny
Ugly
Smelly
Shaky
Q. What's a girdle?


A large marsupial
A nasty virus
A kind of belt
A round hat
Q. What does the word "shingles" refer to in line 28?


Rocks
Gloves
Trees
Locks
Q. What's a more common modern word that means the same thing as "certitude"?


Certificate
Certainty
Cereal
Fig newton
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