VCR Lesson 2 Presentation
Fill in each blank with the most appropriate word from Lesson 2. Use a word or any of its forms only once.
You put a word or phrase in place of or next to a person or thing that describes/characterizes it.
epi - toward
The descriptor word or phrase points you toward the accurate characterization of the person or thing.
PARTS OF SPEECH
epithetical - adj.
Can be used interchangeably.
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Choose the letter of the sentence in which the word in bold-faced type is used incorrectly.
b. Because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior, Richard I of England was referred to by the epithet of "Richard the Lionheart."
c. Dogs are loyal to their owners, and this common belief epithetized them as "man's best friend."
d. Abraham Lincoln was given the epithet of "The Great Emancipator" by the American people after his success in freeing slaves during the Civil War.