VCR Lesson #8 Presentation
Anand Loganathan / March 8, 2017 / Period A1
Fill in the Missing Word
Other Forms - Purport (noun)
Synonyms + Antonyms
Antonyms - State factually
Latin = portare
-Roots = pro (to carry)
Late Middle English = purporten
Anglo-French = purporter
Which sentence uses the word 'purport' incorrectly?
B. The purport that vaccines have the potential to cause mental disorders in children has been proven wrong through numerous scientific studies.
C. As soon as Danny purported his idea on what was happening with his car, the mechanic was able to fix it in record time.
D. Due to the defendant's weak purport on where he was the night of the robbery, the jury came to a quick decision and sentenced her to ten years in prison.