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The Odyssey

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Inferring Vocabulary

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"It was as though the South, North, East, and West winds were all playing battledore and shuttlecock with it at once."

From the above line, what can you infer about the way the winds were moving Ulysses's raft?

A

They were moving it gently and evenly.

B

They were moving it under and over.

C

They were moving it in a spiraling motion.

D

They were moving it swiftly and unevenly.

E

They were moving it back and forth in all directions.