VCR Presentation 10
n. Something that blocks; an obstruction
Roots: CLAUDO, CLAUDERE, CLAUSI, CLAUSUM <L. "to close"
occlude, v.; occludent, adj.; occlusive, adj.
Choose the sentence in which the bold-faced type is used incorrectly:
b. I was unable to enjoy the movie because a tall man in front of me at the theaters occluded my view.
c. The Food and Drug Administration has set up strict occlusions that require newly developed drugs to meet a certain standard before they are released on the market.
d. Marathon runners sometimes experience a mental occlusion called "the runner's block" that stops them from moving forward.