Vocabulary Lesson 5
transitive and intransitive verb
to rise or float, or cause to rise, seemingly despite gravity
levis- light (in weight)
Word Origin and History
Choose the sentence in which the form of the word in bold-faced type is used incorrectly.
b) When Dorothy went to see the Wizard of Oz, rather than a man, she found a giant levitation head.
c) The magician did not actually levitate the girl into the air, but instead used legerdemain to make it appear like he had.
d) In movies dealing with ghosts, someone is often levitated in the air.