Sunday, March 9, 2008

VOCABULARY, March 9th

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

millennial (adjective) + diminution (noun)

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9 comments:

Marie-France Brassard said...

The millennial generation have seen a huge diminution of births around the year 1990.

Veronica Baig said...

Marie-France: Diminution is good, but I'm not sure what you mean with your use of millennial.

Kelsey said...

There has been a diminution of old school thinking in the millennial years.

Janine said...

The diminution amount of clean air over the past millennial years has been substantial.

Veronica Baig said...

Kelsey and Janine: Good sentences!

Tammy said...

Over the millennial years there has been a diminution in those who oppose women's rights.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: Yes, but "over the millennial years" does not have a clear meaning.

Tammy said...

Over the past millennial years there has been a diminution in those who oppose women's rights.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: That doesn't really help--theproblem is more general; millenial refers to a thousand year time period, but it is only relatively recently that womens' rights has become an issue. A thousand years ago;-)