5 September 2014

*VOCABULARY*

Vocabulary building is important for both reading comprehension and writing. 

Use the following two words in one sentence (note the part of speech).

retort (noun) and supercilious (adjective).

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6 comments:

Audrey L said...

The supercilious art dealer rolled her eyes when Charles retorted that this paint too expensive for him.

Cecilia Marcillo said...

The supercilious man retorted to the kids when they lost the hockey game. 2

Olena140 said...

"Fortunately I don't have to listen to everybody's opinion on how to clean a pantry," retorted a supercilious housekeeper.

Liudmila said...

Because she phrased her retort with too many “I” statements, it sounded supercilious.

BaileyPelech said...

The supercilious teenage girl retorted that her new car was not nice enough.

Michael said...

Wow! another fine effort all around!

Very impressive, everyone!

Cecilia, I would only suggest that you try to make the meaning of the words clearer in your sentence.