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The Laboratory

The Laboratory


by Robert Browning

The Laboratory: Slippery Synonyms Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Laboratory? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What's another word for "phial"? (15)

Q. What are we describing when we call something "filigree" (20)

Heavy cloth, like velvet
Metal threads twisted into decorative patterns
A particularly thick milkshake
Very light wood
Q. What's a "pastile"? (23)

A colorful piece of glass worn on a necklace
An ill-fitting toupee
A tool used to mix chemicals
An herbal mixture that is burned like incense
Q. What does she mean when she says "prithee"? (4)

Thank you
Get lost, jerk.
You're welcome.
Q. What would you do in a "smithy"? (3)

Tame circus fleas
Make pots
Work with metal
Weave cloth