The archaeologist knew that they would need a lot of packing material in order to transport the artifacts without breaking them. Correct use?
Scrooge was known for his bouteous nature. Correct use?
Incorrect; bounteous means "generously given or giving; bountiful", which is opposite of Scrooge's character.
Wasn't the epitaph at the end of the book exciting? Correct use?
Incorrect; an epitaph is a phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone.
Miss Foster's job was to translate the book from English to Swahili. Correct use?
Colonel Victor was able to hold his company's transition at the fort. Correct use?
Incorrect; transition means "the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another." This is the opposite of "holding" a position, which means not to change.
We received a cordial welcome from our friendly hostess. Correct use?
Good; pure; upright
To change in form or appearance
The outer layer of the skin
An ideal representative
A letter or message which commonly includes advice or directions
To abbreviate the name of New York City, you would use NYC to represent the full city name.