A Tom Swifty Punning Test!

To those of you unfamiliar with the concept of a Tom Swifty, it is a pun composed of a quote and a sentence with an adverb, a verb or sometimes a noun related to the quote in an amusing way, often playing with multiple meanings. For example: '"I need to sharpen my pencil." said Tom bluntly.' Can you find the right word to make it a real Tom Swifty pun?
 
 
"Will it be OK if I sing along in church today?" Tom...
inquired.
submitted.
asked.
assumed.
 
 
"There are no 2's in this deck" Tom...
deduced.
decried.
guessed.
shouted.
 
 
"This is mutiny!" said Tom...
bountifully.
eagerly.
maddingly.
savagely.
 
 
"I love Chinese food." said Tom...
wantonly.
boldly.
eagerly.
suspensefully.
 
 
"I would like to purchase a ring." said Tom with...
abandon.
regret.
pleasure.
anticipation.
 
 
"I clean the house every Sunday." said Tom...
weakly.
pitifully.
honestly.
matronly.
 
 
"I have a split personality." said Tom...
being Frank.
candidly.
maddingly.
aloofly.
 
 
"I think I'll use a different font." said Tom...
boldly.
boringly.
blandly.
briefly.
 
 
"I've got to stop this motor!" ______ Tom.
Choked
Groaned
Slurred
Cranked
 
 
"The situation is quite grave." said Tom...
crestfallen.
gravely.
cryptically.
glowingly.
 
 
"I'm afraid it's my maid's day off." said Tom...
imploringly.
helplessly.
honestly.
depressingly.
 
 
"He's dreadfully boring, isn't he?" said Tom...
lazily.
interestingly.
indulgently.
insistently.
Shall We Try Again?
You may not have understood the rules of a Tom Swifty pun, or perhaps just missed out on the clues in the first part. If you'd like to try again, we recommend reading the first part carefully, any word might be imporatant!
Well Done!
You've managed to make a lot of funny puns today! You surely have a mind for the odd wordplay... Good for you! However, you still haven't cracked the top scores, which you can if you try again, or alternatively, look at your mistakes in 'Show Mistakes'.
A Tom Swifty
You ARE Tom, a person with puns on the brain! You probably have a terrific sense of humor and a good head for language and puns. A dinner with you will probably never be dull! Congrats, you ACED this quiz!
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