VCR PRESENTATION 6
FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE WORD THAT BEST FITS.
The veteran hallucinated about the war-torn earth and extreme violence of the battlefield every time he closed his eyes; although he knew it was all simply in his head, it seemed to have ___________________.
a thing or quality that appears true or real
verisimilar--adjective--having the appearance of truth
- originated in the 1540s
- originated between 1595-1605
CHOOSE THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IS USED INCORRECTLY.
- Because of the elaborate sets and lighting techniques that make the play come to life, there is a certain verisimilitude to seeing theatrical productions.
- The painting's verisimilitude made the people in the art gallery feel as if they really were in Tuscany.
- There was verisimilitude to the poem; from the very first line, the reader knows it is too fantastical to be true.
- Jen knew it was just a dream, make-believe images filling her mind that night, but she couldn't help believing she had actually won the soccer tournament when she awoke for a few seconds because of the dream's verisimilitude.