Some Vocabulary from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow":

Glare: 1.To stare fixedly and angrily.  2.To shine intensely and blindingly 3.To be conspicuous; stand out obtrusively Drowsy:  1.Dull with sleepiness; sluggish. 2.Produced or characterized by sleepiness.  3.Inducing sleepiness; soporific.
Tarry:  1.To delay or be late in going, coming, or doing. 2.To wait. 3.To remain or stay temporarily, as in a place; sojourn.  Flutter: 1.To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner 2. a.To fly by a quick, light flapping of the wings.  b.To flap the wings without flying. 
3.To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight 4.To vibrate or beat rapidly or erratically: My heart fluttered wildly. 
Woo: To attempt to gain the affection of another. These definitions were made by searching 
http://www.dictionary.com/

1. Benoit likes to  _________ in the morning. He finds it impossible to hurry.
A. Glare
B. Woo
C. Tarry
D. Flutter
E. Drowsy

2. Pierre François looked at the sails  _________ in the breeze, waiting for the signal gun when they would be pulled taunt.
A. Glaring
B. Wooing
C. Tarrying
D. Fluttering
E. Drowsyly

3. Amy seems a little ____________ this afternoon. I think that she's still suffering from jet lag.
A. Glare
B. Woo
C. Tarry
D. Flutter
E. Drowsy

4. Try not to ___________ at Samuel. It's not his fault that he's the only one of you that
didn't get his TOEFL.
A. Glare
B. Woo
C. Tarry
D. Flutter
E. Drowsy

5.  There is no right way to _______ a woman. Each is unique and must be courted as so.
A. Glare
B. Woo
C. Tarry
D. Flutter
E. Drowsy
 
Bosom: 1 a.The chest of a human being b.A woman's breast or breasts. 2.The part of a garment covering the chest or breasts.  3.The security and closeness likened to being held in a warm familial embrace Saunter:  a leisurely walk (usually in some public place) [syn: amble, promenade, ramble, stroll, perambulation] v : walk leisurely and with no
 apparent aim [syn: stroll] 
Gloom:  1. a.Partial or total darkness. b.A partially or totally dark place, area, or location. 
2.a.An atmosphere of melancholy or depression: 
b.A state of melancholy or depression; despondency. 
Murmur: 1.To make a low, continuous, indistinct sound or succession of sounds. 
2.To complain in low mumbling tones; grumble. 
Snug: 1.Comfortably sheltered; cozy.  2.Small but well arranged. 3. a.Closely secured and well built; compact b.Close-fitting. c.Nautical. Seaworthy. 
4. a.Offering freedom from financial worry: a snug living.  b.Safe; secure.

6. He held the sleeping child to his ________________ .
A. Bosom
B. Saunter
C. Gloom
D. Murmur
E. Snug

7. Cheer up, you seem so  ______________ .
A. Bosomy
B. Sauntered
C. Gloomy
D. Murmur
E. Snug

8. To__________ down Cours Fauriel on a warm spring day is the epitome of style.
A. Bosom
B. Saunter
C. Gloom
D. Murmur
E. Snug

9.Susan lives in a __________ little apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
A. Bosom
B. Saunter
C. Gloom
D. Murmur
E. Snug

10. "Stephane  ___________ all the time, no one understands what he is saying.
A. Bosoms
B. Saunters
C. Glooms
D. Murmurs
E. Snugs


 
 
 
 

  Bonus question: Post Script: The Top score is 100 %
 

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