VCR Lesson 7 Presentation

Mira Thakkar

FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE MOST APPROPRIATE WORD FROM LESSON 7.

Alfred's _____________ dedication to his art finally paid off when he was accepted to CalArts.
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THE WORD

10. Meritorious (adj.)


1. Praiseworthy; deserving reward or esteem.

THE ROOTS

mereo, merere, merui, meritum <L. "to earn," 'to deserve," "to merit"

SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS

SYNONYMS

1. Exemplary

2. Praiseworthy

3. Creditable


ANTONYMS

1. Dishonorable

2. Immoral

3. Improper

CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.

A. Allie's meritorious outfits always caught everyone's attention because of their tackiness.

B. His father always constructed meritorious sculptures that took weeks of dedication to complete.

C. Many students will tell you that completing AP Calculus is meritorious because it isn't easy.

D. The meritorious student completed all of his homework ahead of time and kept track of all his work.



The correct answer is A because the word meritorious is replaced with meretricious.