VCR Lesson 1 Presentation

Daniel Chang

FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE MOST APPROPRIATE WORD FROM LESSON 1

Jacqueline hated reading Shakespeare so much that she ____________ vulgar phrases into the play.
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Word

Interpolate (tr. v.)


  1. to insert or add something between other parts, especially in a text or written work
  2. to introduce material that severely alters a text or falsifies it

Roots

Inter

  • <L. "between"

Synonyms

  • Insert
  • Interpose
  • Interject
  • Incorporate

Antonyms

  • Erase
  • Exclude
  • Remove

CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.

A) Rappers today often interpolate other famous songs into their own work; this is called sampling.

B) Seeing his enemy's job application on the table, the man interpolated harmful sentences into it.

C) The editor interpolated his corrections into the college application essay of his client.

D) The senator interpolated his ideas in Congress and refused to raise the debt ceiling until they agreed to his demands.

THE CORRECT ANSWER IS D.

The correct word in this sentence is obtrude. Obtrude means to force one's ideas or oneself insistently upon others.