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Dover Beach

Dover Beach

by Matthew Arnold

Dover Beach: Words to Watch Out For True or False

1. What does the word "blanched" mean (8)? -> Whitened
2. What's the definition of the word "tremulous"? -> Ugly
3. What's a girdle? -> A kind of belt
4. What does the word "shingles" refer to in line 28? -> Gloves
5. What's a more common modern word that means the same thing as "certitude"? -> Certainty

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