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1

 

 

The archaeologist knew that they would need a lot of packing material in order to transport the artifacts without breaking them. Correct use?

 

 

Correct

2

 

 

Scrooge was known for his bouteous nature. Correct use?

 

 

Incorrect; bounteous means "generously given or giving; bountiful", which is opposite of Scrooge's character.

3

 

 

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.

4

 

 

Miss Foster's job was to translate the book from English to Swahili. Correct use?

 

 

Correct

5

 

 

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. 

6

 

 

We received a cordial welcome from our friendly hostess. Correct use?

 

Correct

7

 

 

Good; pure; upright

 

 

Virtuous

8

 

 

To change in form or appearance

 

 

Transfigure

9

 

 

The outer layer of the skin

 

 

Epidermis

10

 

 

Humble

 

 

Antonym: haughty

11

 

 

An ideal representative

 

 

Epitome

12

 

 

A letter or message which commonly includes advice or directions

 

 

Epistle

13

 

 

Abbreviate

 

 

To abbreviate the name of New York City, you would use NYC to represent the full city name.