Grade 4, Theme 4, The Case of Pablo's Nose

Vocabulary Words: Type the words in the blanks! The words HAVE to be spelled correctly to be given credit!

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, 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. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
   alibi      muttered      retorted      sculptor      straightaway      strengthening   
artist who creates sculptures (three-dimensional works of art)
right away
excuse that proves a person couldn't have committed a crime
answered sharply
said quietly and often angrily, with lips partly closed
having the ability to make someone or something stronger