VCR 6 Presentation

Bhargavi Bhaskar

Fill in the Blank:

The ________________ person on the road has the chance of being run over.
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recumbent

reclining; lying down (adj.)

recumbence (n.), recumbency (n.)

Synonyms:

- prone
- prostrate
- supine

Antonyms:

- upright
- vertical
- erect
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Practice:

In which sentence is the word used incorrectly?
1) A recumbent bike gives more back support than regular bikes.
2) I was so tired, I recumbent on the bed
3) The recumbent student was yelled at by his teacher to sit up straight.
4) It was recently discovered that a recumbent monk had not been dead but merely meditating on his back.