VCR Lesson 4
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2. conveyance or transfer of estate (particularly after a death)
3. transfer of sovereignty, as by a death or deposition
(adj.) demisable, demised
1. to lease (an estate) by request
2. to transfer sovereignty
3. to pass by bequest
Which bold word is used wrong in the sentence?
B) With the Queen's demise of the country to her son at her death, the people began to worry for their future under a potentially mad new king.
C) I was very sorry to hear about her untimely demise at the hands of the cannibals, but sometimes we must accept the natural flow of life and death.
D) My mother clung to her mother's state, not even giving it to any of us children at her death, demising it.