VCR Presentation 10

by Alicia Kwon

The north and south poles are on _______________ opposites of Earth.

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adj. 1. Pertaining to a diameter

2. Exactly or complete opposite

Roots: DIA <G. "through", metron <G. "measure"

Alternate forms: diametric, adj.


opposite, extreme, polar


same, identical, radial

Choose the letter in which the bold-faced word is used incorrectly:

A. The animal rights activists were diametrically opposed to animal testing.

B. Sandy was a well-behaved student; diametrically, John was a rule-breaker.

C. The circumference of a circle can be found using a diametrical equation.

D. Their matching outfits showed their diametric fashion preferences.