VCR Lesson 7
Many lieutenants are appointed out of __________, they often receive a Congressional Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service as well.
(Adj) Praiseworthy; deserving reward or esteem
It means -- (of an action or claim) likely to succeed on the merits of the case.
Pick the sentence where the word is used incorrectly
B. The meritoriousness of the cat can be observed through its prancing after getting a treat.
C. The meritorious puppy looked at the owner in shame after breaking into the bag of food.
D. The Marine Wildlife Conservation Center meritoriously saved the dolphin from dying, and helped it recover its broken spine.
The answer is......
because, this sentence uses the word for its opposite meaning.