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1

abruptly

brusquely

2

approval; praise

approbation

3

difficult; burdensome

approbation

4

disentangled

extricated

5

dishonorable man

blackguard

6

entreaties; petitions

solicitations

7

a large amount of rain

deluge

8

not showing emotion

impassive

9

rugged; lacking refinemnet

uncouth

10

secretive; stealthy

furtive

11

strange; unusual

uncanny

12

unfathomable

inscrutable

13

unsuccessful

abortive

14

wealthy, influential person

magnate

15

without stopping

incessantly

16

Which neighbor of Sir Henry lives in Merripit House and works as a naturalist?

Stapleton

17

How does Sir Henry and Miss Stapleton's relationship develop?

Sir Henry falls in love with Miss Stapleton

18

What does Watson discover Barrymore doing in the middle of the night?

waving a candle across a window to signal Selden

19

Who is Selden?

the escaped convict; Mrs. Barrymore's brother

20

When Watson and Sir Henry try to capture Selden on the moor, what is the result?

they fall

21

How does the narrative style of the novel change?

Watson narrates the novel personally, with his diary, and with his letters to Holmes.

22

What does it mean to have the "wisdom of a serpent"?

to be shrewd and crafty

23

Why does Mrs. Laura Lyons make an appointment with Sir Charles Baskerville on the moor?

She needs assistance with her divorce.

24

After Watson finds the hut of the other man on the moor besides Selden, he discovers that the man is following not Sir Henry, but whom?

Watson

25

What image does Doyle use to describe the tense plot of the novel?

a butterfly net