A Narrative of the Captivity – Vocabulary Quiz
Name: ________________________ Pd. ___________
wearisome tedious lamentable entreated plunder
melancholy decrepit savory affliction bewitching
Directions: Complete each sentence with the most appropriate word and fill in the
correct part of speech.
Part of Speech Sentence
_________ 1. Grandma’s Thanksgiving meal was extremely ____________ and
included pumpkin pie and ice cream.
_________ 2. I am finding this Math course to be somewhat ______________ as
we have homework every night and a test every other week.
_________ 3. Elliott ________________ the Lord when he asked that his broker
leg be healed quickly.
_________ 4. The ________________ of the tribe included two wagons, a horse
and a horn of gunpowder.
_________ 5. At a very ____________________ time, Sophie was adamant
about having a party for her friends in order to cheer them.
_________ 6. The ________________ workers were unable to carry the heavy
load from the woods to the campsite.
_________ 7. We found the old house to be ________________ as it was located
on an ancient burial ground.
_________ 8. Joseph suffered from an __________________ that made it
difficult for him to walk outside in cold weather.
_________ 9. It turned out to be a _________________ day after we hiked ten
miles up a steep mountain range.
_________ 10. Peggy’s situation was __________________ as she was about to
lose her job to a robot.
Bonus: Who was Jehu?