4 March 2013

**VOCABULARY, March 4th, 2013**



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

subserviently       (adverb)     +       malicious      (adjective)

16 comments:

Sara said...

His excuse was that he acted subserviently in the malicious fraud; which was not seen as a satisfactory account by the judge.

Alexey said...

Alexey ENGL140

He subserviently begged for mercy of his malicious enemy.

Veronica Baig said...

SARA:OK but can you please check the punctuation?
ALEXEY:Wow--did he have much hope? Good sentence.

Anonymous said...

The little girl subserviently sleeps on the floor to obey her malicious step mother’s order.

Zeinab140 said...

Sorry I published my last posting without my name (Anonymous)

Sara said...

His excuse was that he acted subserviently in the malicious fraud, which was not seen as a satisfactory account by the judge.

Yosua said...

Yosua
Engl140

He has never subserviently bow to a malicious king.

Yosua said...

Yosua
Engl140

He has never subserviently bowed to a malicious king.

Peggy Ronning said...

The women had endured many years of cruel and malicious abuse, consequently, she continued to be fearful and act subserviently when dealing with others.

Veronica Baig said...

ZEINAB: Good sentence:-)
SARA:That's better:-)
YOSUA:Interesting--also good!
PEGGY:Good use of the vocab--now can you fix the punctuation?

Peggy Ronning said...


The women had endured many years of cruel and malicious abuse, consequently she continued to be fearful and act subserviently when dealing with others.

Veronica Baig said...

PEGGY: Review the punctuation when you have 2 independent clauses and no coordinating conjunction;-)

Peggy Ronning said...

The women had endured many years of cruel and malicious abuse; consequently she continued to be fearful and act subserviently when dealing with others.

Veronica Baig said...

PEGGY: The vocab is good, but you need to check for an agreement error;-)

Peggy Ronning said...


The women had endured many years of cruel and malicious abuse; consequently she was fearful and she acted subserviently with most people.

Veronica Baig said...

PEGGY: The problem is that you have plural noun "women" in the first clause, and the singular pronoun "she" in the second;-)