VCR Lesson 4
Fill in the blank.
At weddings, the bride and groom often dress in formal _______________ : the bride in a floor-length white dress and the groom in a tuxedo.
- Emblems and symbols of royalty, rank, office, or institution.
- Finery; elaborate attire.
Regalia does not have any different forms.
- Regis - King
- refers to first definition (symbols of royalty or rank)
- no direct antonyms of regalia
- anything that does not symbolize rank or instead symbolizes low class
- everyday, not elaborate clothing
- plural form
- often used as singular noun
How to remeber regalia
- regalia sounds like regal
- regal refers to something fit for a monarch
- shows royalty in first definition
- monarchs often wear fancy clothing relating to second definition
Choose the sentence in which the bold word is used incorrectly.
- Kings often symbolize their royalty with regalia such as a crown or a long capes.
- The pope has specific regalia that he is expected to wear including a hat and vestments.
- The mansion of the multimillionaire was filled with regalia from elaborate couches to silk sheets.
- The medals on the general's uniform were regalia for their acts of heroism.