Vocab 7 Presentation

Mallory Hill

Guess the Word!

At the employee dinner, Patty received the "Employee of the Month" award for her ___________ dedication to the company.
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Meritorious

Definition

adj. Praiseworthy; deserving reward or esteem


Other Forms

meritoriously (adv.)

meritoriousness (n.)


Synonyms

exemplary

admirable

honorable

commendable


Antonym

dishonorable

corrupt

unworthy

Identify Incorrect Usage

  1. Putting in long hours and working hard everyday, Katie was considered one of the most meritorious employees.
  2. Kyle was jailed for the countless meritorious acts he had committed, including theft and murder.
  3. Soldiers that receive the Purple Heart and other esteemed medals are some of the most meritorious Americans.
  4. Amy rewarded Ted's meritoriously with countless gifts and certificates.