VCR Lesson 7 Presentation

By: Jacob Culler

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Little did he know it, on this dangerous journey he would meet his _________.
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What's The Word?

Demise (n.)

Death, or the end of existence or operation of something.

Roots

Mitto, Mittere, Misi, Missum <L. "to send"

de <L. "away from"

The Lion King - Stampede

Synonyms

  • Termination
  • Downfall
  • Passing

Antonyms

  • Beginning
  • Rise
  • Start

Practice

Choose the letter of the sentence in which the word in bold-faced type is used incorrectly.


a) Jerry soon met his demise after falling off of a cliff.

b) In the end, the man was demised by his own brother.

c) The demise of the last great ape of Asia would be a global tragedy.

d) Frank met his demise four months after being diagnosed with cancer.