FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE MOST APPROPRIATE WORD.
Despite its potential as a point of connection between theory and ____________, etiquette has been presented in less than favorable light.
DEFINITION: behavior; demeanor, mode of bearing movement
OTHER FORMS: comport [noun]
- the are no exact synonyms
Late Middle English from Latin comportare, from com- ‘together’ + portare ‘carry, bear.’
Roots: Porto, portare, portavi, portatum ---> latin "to carry"
Commonly cONFUSED WORD
CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.
B. The queen scolded the unruly prince for not displaying proper comportment during his trip abroad.
C. While I enjoyed the food at the restaurant, I won’t be a repeat customer because of the staff’s poor comportment
D. You could tell by her dignified comportment toward her teacher that she was well educated.