VCR Lesson 10

Connor Hall

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

Conclave

n. A private, exclusive, or secret meeting


conclavist, n.


CLAVIS <L. "key"

Synonyms

council, meeting, gathering, assembly

Antonyms

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.