VCR Lesson #7
By Ellie Brown
Fill in the Blank With the Appropriate Word
The Word is... Meretricious
2) Insincere; based on pretense or deception
Choose the sentence in which the word in bold is used incorrectly:
2) Although he sounded sincere, the boy was clearly being meretricious by telling the girl he was a millionaire.
3) Advertisers often use bright, attention-getting, meretricious colors on billboards to catch the reader's attention.
4)Despite the fact the purse was cheap, it was actually meretricious, as it was just on sale.