VCR Lesson 10

Connor Hall

Hidden from the public, the _______ of cardinals decided who among them would become the next pope.


n. A private, exclusive, or secret meeting

conclavist, n.

CLAVIS <L. "key"


council, meeting, gathering, assembly


forum, individual

Choose the sentence in which the vocabulary word is used incorrectly.

A. Although the student council made rules for the entire school, only a select few were allowed to attend the conclave.

B. The mirror's conclave shape is designed to focus the sun's rays onto a central focus point.

C. Many unhappy citizens protested the oligarchy's power; anyone outside of the conclave had no political input.

D. As a girl, Susie could never become part of Calvin's conclave, which was made up of only boys.