VCR 5 Presentation

Claire Su

Fill in the blank:

The children watched in awe as the bunny seemed to ________ up through the air at the magician's command.
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Levitate

(transitive and intransitive verb)*: To rise or float, or cause to rise, seemingly despite gravity



*A transitive verb have objects and intransitive does not.

For example:

transitive- He is levitating the rabbit.

intransitive- The rabbit levitates.

Roots

Levis (latin) : light (in weight)

Other Forms

Levitation

(noun)- the act or phenomenon of causing a body to rise

Synonyms

hover

fly

drift

Antonyms

fall

land

descend

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Scene - Wingardium Leviosa

Choose the sentence that incorrectly uses the word

A) Once they were outside of Earth's atmosphere, they began to see the objects in the rocket levitate above their strapped in seats.

B) The graceful dancers were able to leap and stay suspended almost as if they were levitated by magic.

C) The wizards were soon quite adept at levitation, with each one causing multiple objects to float around them.

D) The levitation of the rowdy guests was improper for the more somber mood of the funeral.