VCR Lesson 6 Presentation

Rebecca De Luna

FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE MOST APPROPRIATE WORD FROM LESSON 6

A _________ in Music Theory is that Tonal Harmony is a result of a V -> I cadence, it is a fact.
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THE WORD

Verity (n.)
  1. The condition or quality of being true or accurate.
  2. A belief, principle, or statement expressing some basic human truth.

ITS ROOTS

veritas <L. "truth"

SYNONYMS

  • accuracy
  • verisimilitude
  • veracity

ANTONYMS

  • falsehood
  • falseness

History

  • Very late 14th century from Anglo-France
  • Borrowed in 1966 as a term for naturalism and realism in film

CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.

A. President Barack Obama's re-election for president is a verity, he is currently serving his second term.
B. There is a verity in the math community, 1+2=3
C. The veritable article offered factual evidence that I used to write my speech.
D. It is a verity that Donald Trump has great hair.

THE CORRECT ANSWER IS D.

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