VCR Lesson 7 Presentation

Rachael Cail

Which Lesson 7 word would be the best fit for this sentence?

The lack of leadership and organization amongst the club's members eventually lead to the club's __________.








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The social media site Vine reached its demise at the end of 2016.

Demise

n.

Death, or end of existence or operation of something.

Latin Roots

de : "away from"

mitto, mittere, misi, missum : "to send"

Synonyms

  • end
  • downfall
  • passing

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • birth
  • commencement

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

a. After submitting a request to form a baking club to her school's office, Janice prepared for the club's demise.

b. The Roman Empire came to its demise after being a major world power for almost 500 years.

c. Jimmy's drug addiction led to his demise at the young age of 31.

d. A lack of funds led to the demise of the start-up company.

The correct answer is...

A! This sentence indicates that Janice is attempting to initiate a club, so it would not make sense for her to prepare for its downfall.