Type
Crossword
Description

pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed: placid waters placidly
having or showing pleasent, good-natured personal qualities amiably
red or reddish; ruddy rubicund
to have a harshly unpleasent or perturbing effect on one's nerves, feelings, thoughts, etc jarred
unwarrantedly or impertinently bold; forward presumptuous
anything whose presence exercises a remarkable or powerful influence on human feelings or actions talisman
to speak harmful untruths about; speak evil of; slander; defame maligned
a small covering, usually ornamental, placed on the backs and arms of upholstered furniture to prevent waer or spoiling; a tidy antimacassar
to damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil marred
commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimaginative prosaic
to give evidence of; indicate betokened
characterized by lack of seriousness or sense frivolous
fond of or addicted to drink bibulous
a general discharge or outpouring of anything fusillade
to reecho or resound reverberated

monkey's paw Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

pleasantly calm or peaceful placidly
steadfasty courageous and resolute doughty
to have harshly unpleasant or petrubing effect son one nerves jarred
unwarrently or impertiently bold presumptuous
persistent in effort doggedly
to captivate or charm enthralled
to speak harmful untruths about maligned
of doubtful quality or propriety dubiously
to damage or spoil to a certain extent marred
fond or addicted to drink bibulous
characterized by avarice avaricious
to give evidence of; indicate betokened
a general discharge or outpouring of anything fussilade
to reecho or resound reverberated
commonplace or dull prosaic

The Monkey's Paw Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

reverberated
fusillade
appealingly
resounded
audible
scarcely
apathy
resignation
broach
apparel
resolution
bibulous
scurrying
disown
avaricious
coincidence
attribute
frivolous
betokened
prosaic
ill gotten
marred
credulity
shamefacedly
dubiously
antimacassar
maligned
enthralled
talisman
doggedly
fancy
presumptuous
jarred
fakir
doughty
proffered
rubicund
condoled
desirous
amiably
placidly

"The Monkey's Paw" Vocabulary Activity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed placidly
to express sympathy with a person who is suffering sorrow, misfortune, or grief condoled
red or reddish; ruddy rubicund
a Muslim or Hindu religious person or monk commonly considered a wonder-worker fakir
persistent in effort; stubbornly tenacious doggedly
anything whose presence exercises a remarkable or powerful influence on human feelings or actions tailsman
to captivate or charm enthrelled
to speak harmful untruths about; speak evil of; slander; defame maligned
of doubtful quality or propriety; questionable dubiously
to damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil marred
commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimaginative prosaic
to give evidence of; indicate betokened
to refuse to acknowledge as belonging or pertaining to oneself; deny the ownership of or responsibility for; repudiate; renounce disown
to mention or suggest for the first time broach
a general discharge or outpouring of anything fusillade

''The Monkey's Paw'' Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Having or showing pleasant good-nature personal qualities. Amiably
Red, reddish, or ruddy Rubicund
A Muslim or Hindu religious monk commonly considered a wonder-worker. Fakir
Unwarranted or impertinently bold; forward. Presumptuous
To speak harmful untruths about; speak of evil. Maligned
Of doubtful quality or propriety; questionable. Dubiously
To damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, and useful. Marred
To give evidence of. Betokened
To go or move quickly or in haste. Scurrying
Addicted to drink. Bibulous
To mention or suggest for the first time. Broach
Absence or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement. Apathy
Capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard;actually heard. Audible
A general discharge or outpouring of anything. Fusillade
To reecho or resound. Reverberated

Monkeys Paw Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

pleasently calm or peaceful placidly
red or reddish rubicund
a small covering, usually ornamental, placed on the bacs and arms of upholstered furniture to prevent wear or soiling antimacassar
persistent in effort doggedly
modest or bashful; showing shame shamefacedly
to damage or spoil to a certain extent marred
characterized by lack or seriousness or sense frivolous
to go or move quickly or in haste scurrying
to refuse to acknowledge as belonging or pertaining to oneself disown
fond of or addicted to drink bibulous
absence or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement apathy
barely; hardly; not quite scarcely
to reecho or resound reverberated
a general discharge or outpouring of anything fusillade
capable of being heard audible

The Monkeys Paw Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

pleasantly calm or peaceful placidly
show sympathy to someone who is suffering Condoled
red/reddish rubicund
steadfasty courageous doughty
a small ornamental covering antimacassar
of doubtful quality dubiously
dull or lacking imagination prosaic
characterized by lack of seriousness frivolous
characterized by greed avaricious
addicted to drink bibulous
mention for the first time broach
absence of suppression apathy
general discharge of anything fusilade
willingness to trust credulity
to give evidence of betokened

The Monkey's Paw Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To offer something to someone Proffer
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner Amiable
Having a ruddy complexion Rubicund
Failing to observe the limits of what is permitted or appropriate Presumptuous
Having an extreme greed for wealth or material gain Avaricious
To express sympathy Condole
A tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true Credulity
In a manner that shows tenacity and grim persistence Doggedly
(Of a woman) To continually criticize and give orders to others Henpeck
A Muslim religious ascetic who lives solely on alms Fakir
Excessively fond of drinking alcohol Bibulous
A piece of cloth put over the back of a chair to protect it from grease and dirt as an ornament Antimacassar
An object thought to have magical powers Talisman
Not easily upset or excited Placid
Brave and persistent Doughty

Monkeys Paw vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

pleasantly calm or peaceful, unruffled, tranquil placidly
red or reddish rubicund
a muslim or hindu religious person also known as a monk who is known as a magic worker fakir
to captivate or charm enthralled
to move or go quickly scurrying
persistent in effort doggedly
clothing apparel
common place or dull prosaic
a general discharge or outpouring of anything fusillade
utterly loudly resounded
capable of being heard audible
barely; hardely; not quite scarcily
fond or addicted to drink bibulous
to give evidence of betokened
to put before a person for acceptance proffered

Monkey's Paw Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

having or showing pleasant qualities amiably
a reddish color rubicund
courageous or resolute doughty
a Hindu or Muslim holy man fakir
to speak harmful truths about maligned
a small covering placed on the backs and arms on furniture to prevent wear antimacassar
characterized by greed avaricious
fond or addicted to drink bibulous
a general discharge or outpouring of anything fusillade
to echo or resound reverberated

"The Monkey's Paw" Text P. 105 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Something that is dangerous. Peril
A swamp Bog
A swift-flowing stream Torrent
Rented Let
With a ruddy (red) complextion Rubicund
Brave Doughty
Express sympathy or sorrow Condole
Facial expression of pain or disgust Grimace
Determines the course of events Fate
Famous collection of Asian stories. Arabian Nights
Tendency to believe too readily Credulity
Object thought to have magical powers Talisman
Cloth placed over an arm or the back of a chair Antimacassar
Dull or ordinary Prosaic
Something, such as money, that is received as payment Compensation
The acceptance of something that is inescapable Resignation
Monkey- or ape-like Simian
A piece of furniture used to store linens and dishes. Sideboard
Powers Virtues
Inappropriately silly Frivolous
Greedy Avaricious
Discharge from many guns; a rapid ourburst Fusillade
The author of this story W W Jacobs
"Monkey's Paw" became a classic of this genre Horror
The visitor's name is Sergeant-Major ______. Morris
The son's name is ____________________ White. Herbert
Who did the Sergeant-Major tell, "If you keep it, don't blame for for what happens"? Mr White
The game Mr. White and his son were playing during the exposition. Chess
How many wishes does the Monkey's Paw owner get? three