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The Laboratory

The Laboratory


by Robert Browning

The Laboratory: Slippery Synonyms True or False

1. What's another word for "phial"? (15) -> Bottle
2. What are we describing when we call something "filigree" (20) -> Metal threads twisted into decorative patterns
3. What's a "pastile"? (23) -> An herbal mixture that is burned like incense
4. What does she mean when she says "prithee"? (4) -> Thank you
5. What would you do in a "smithy"? (3) -> Make pots