Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Have You Heard This Before?

Read the following passage.

The college professor frowned.  "These grades are pathetic!  You are the worst students I've ever taught, and that includes the time I taught a dog obedience class!  Kindergarteners could write better than you guys!  I should have listened to my mother and became a lawyer instead!"

Which of the following words describes the tone of the professor?

a. whimsical
b. sad
c. scathing
d. compliant

Scroll down for the answer.

c. is the correct answer because 
scathing means severely critical and unkind.

Whimsical means playful or carefree.
Compliant means agreeable and obeys rules.


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