VCR 7 Presentation

By Patrick O'Connor

Fill In The Blank With The Best Word From Lesson 7:

After his daughter's death, Jacob became depressed and spiraled out of control to his ________.








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Definition:

demise


n. death, or the end of existence or operation of something

Sentences:

  1. Ultimately, the Haymarket Square Riot contributed to the demise of the Knights of Labor.
  2. Jill's drug addiction was the primary factor in her demise.

Synonyms:

  • death
  • dying
  • end

Antonyms:

  • birth
  • start

Choose the Letter of the Sentence Where the Word in Bold Faced Type is Used Incorrectly:

A) It was sad to see him meet his demise.

B) Jimmy's demise was the primary result of his overeating; at his death, he weighed in at 512 pounds.

C) Susan demised because of her own wrongdoings.

D) His business's demise was brought about by the competition undercutting his prices.

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