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Tell-Tale Heart - Nouns Cloze

Activity set by: Chris Davis
"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843.
It is in the Public Domain.
Voices of Steven Starry.

First, do these vocabulary activities: Verbs, Nouns and Other. For this activity, listen to the recording if necessary: MP3. Fill in all the gaps with the missing words, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Click the this button again for another letter. You can also click on "[?]" for a different hint. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues! Finally, do the Quiz.

Primero, haz la actividad de vocabulario. Escucha la grabación si es necesario. Rellena los espacios en blanco con las palabras que faltan. Haz click en "Check" para comprobar tus aciertos. Si te resulta difícil la respuesta utiliza el botón "Hint" y te revelará una letra de la casilla en la que te encuentres, puedes clickear varias veces en "Hint" y te dará cada vez una letra más de la palabra. Para obtener ayuda también puedes clickear en el botón "[?]" y te dará una pista. Perderás puntos con las pistas.


Listen:

   audacity      bosom      caution      chamber      chill      chimney      concealment      corpse      cotton      crevice      cricket      dead      deed      derision      dissimulation      echo      fastening      flooring      foresight      foul      gesticulation      grief      groan      hinge      hypocritical      lantern      latch      madmen      marrow      plank      premises      pulsation      ray      sagacity      scantling      shadow      shutter      soul      stain      strides      suavity      supposition      tattoo      thread      thumb      trifle      tub      veil      villain      vulture   
Vocabulary List - Nouns
a - any of several large, primarily carrion-eating Old World birds of prey of the family Accipitridae, often having a naked head and less powerful feet than those of the related hawks and eagles. (buitre)
- people who are or behave as if insane; lunatic; maniac. (locos)
- alertness and prudence in a hazardous situation; care; wariness. (cautela)
- care or provision for the future; provident care; prudence. (previsión)
– feigning. (disimulación)
a - a device for holding a door, gate, or the like, closed, consisting basically of a bar falling or sliding into a catch, groove, hole, etc. (cierre de puerta)
a - a transparent or translucent, usually portable, case for enclosing a light and protecting it from the wind, rain, etc. (linterna)
a - a jointed device or flexible piece on which a door, gate, shutter, lid, or other attached part turns, swings, or moves. (bisagra)
a - a narrow beam of light. (rayo de luz)
- acuteness of mental discernment and soundness of judgment. (sagacidad)
a – a things that is done, performed, or accomplished; an act. (hechos)
a - a solid or louvered movable cover for a window. (contraventana)
a - the short, thick, inner digit of the human hand, next to the forefinger. (pulgar)
tin - metal clasp. (cierre metálico)
a - a low, mournful sound muttered in pain or grief. (gemido)
- keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss. (profunda pena)
a - the spiritual part of humans regarded in its moral aspect, or as believed to survive death and be subject to happiness or misery in a life to come. (alma)
- the breast, conceived of as the center of feelings or emotions. (pecho)
an - a sound heard again near its source after being reflected. (eco)
a - a structure, usually vertical, containing a passage or flue by which the smoke, gases, etc., of a fire or furnace are carried off and by means of which a draft is created. (chimenea)
a - any of several jumping, orthopterous insects of the family Gryllidae, characterized by long antennae and stridulating organs on the forewings of the male. (grillo)
a - assumption; hypothesis. (suposicion)
a - a dark figure or image cast on the ground or some surface by a body intercepting light. (sombra)
a - a crack forming an opening. (grieta)
a - a fine cord of flax, cotton, or other fibrous material spun out to considerable length, especially when composed of two or more filaments twisted together. (hilo)
a - a piece of opaque or transparent material worn over the face for concealment, for protection from the elements, or to enhance the appearance. (velo)
a - a feeling of sudden fear, anxiety, or alarm. (helar la sangre)
- a soft, fatty, vascular tissue in the interior cavities of bones that is a major site of blood cell production. (médula)
- the fiber of any of a plant used in making textiles and other products. (algodon)
- a knocking or strong pulsation. (pulsación)
hour - the Hour between 3 am and 4 am. Significant because this is the time that people are generally sleeping deepest, so things are quietest. (las tres de la madrugada)
a - a dead body, usually of a human being. (cadáver)
a - a beat or throb. (latido)
- a means or place of hiding. (encubrimiento)
a – a long, flat piece of timber or wood, thicker than a board. (tablones)
- the material that forms that part of a room, hallway, or the like, that forms its lower enclosing surface and upon which one walks. (suelo)
a - a room, usually private, in a house or apartment, especially a bedroom. (cámara)
a – a timber of relatively slight width and thickness, as a stud or rafter in a house frame. (el hueco)
a - a discoloration produced by foreign matter having penetrated into or chemically reacted with a material; a spot not easily removed. (mancha)
a - a large vessel for holdings liquids. (cuba)
- courteous actions or manners. (afabilidad)
play - any treacherous or unfair dealing, especially involving murder. (juego sucio)
- a part of a building and the area of ground belonging to it. (instalaciones)
- boldness or daring, especially with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions. (audacia)
a – a matter, affair, or circumstance of trivial importance or significance. (insignificancias)
- animated or excited gesture. (gesticulacion)
- long steps, as with vigor, haste, impatience, or arrogance. (zancadas)
– ridicule. (burla)
- pretense of having virtues, beliefs, principles, etc., that one does not actually possess. (hipócrita)
a – a cruelly malicious person who is involved in or devoted to wickedness or crime; scoundrels. (malvados)