15 February 2013

**VOCABULARY, Feb. 15th, 2013**

Vocabulary building is important for both reading comprehension and writing. Use the following two words (note the part of speech) in one sentence.


exacerbate         (verb)     +           miscreant      (noun)

11 comments:

Zeinab140 said...

The prosecutor’s anger was exacerbated by the witness’s refusal to identify the miscreant.

yosua ENGL140 said...

The tension in the courtroom was exacerbated by the miscreant´s attitude.

Veronica Baig said...

ZEINAB: Excellent sentence:-)
YOSUA: Great answer:-)

George M140 said...

The miscreant's discomfort was exacerbated by the shape-shifting process.

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

Unfortunately, there is no way to overcome the neighborhood bad reputation because it was exacerbated recently by some local miscreants.

Veronica Baig said...

GEORGE:Yes--and I'm beginning to suspect you have a warped mind;-)
ALEXEY: Yes, but one of the words should be a possessive--can you fix the error?

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

Unfortunately, there is no way to overcome the neighborhood's bad reputation because it was exacerbated recently by some local miscreants.

Veronica Baig said...

ALEXEY: That's it!

Kenneth said...

The home team's frustration was exacerbated by the continued heckling by those opposing miscreants.

Peggy Ronning said...

Anders Breivik will forever be known as a miscreant for his killing and wounding of innocent people in Norway,and also for potentially exacerbating racial intolerane around the world.

Veronica Baig said...

KENNETH: Good sentence:-)
PEGGY: Great sentence, but I would call him more than a miscreant.