VCR Lesson 4 Presentation
Fill the Blank with the Appropriate Word from Lesson 3
1. Extremely heavy; massive
2. Unwieldy or awkward
3. Dull or tedious
pondero, ponderare (L.) - to weigh
Origin of Term
- emerged 1375 - 1425
- From Latin, modified through Middle French, present-day form from Middle English
Choose the Letter in which the Sentence uses the Term Incorrectly
B) The ponderous philosopher considered the meaning of life.
C) Two-handed weapons are not used often due to their ponderous appearance to the untrained person.
D) The swaying bridge made walking over it a ponderous effort.