Find, identify and correct the error in the following piece.
“Officials said as much as 125,000 pounds of plastic was on scene, keeping the inferno fuelled despite the best effort of dozens of firefighters.”
Chris Thompson and Trevor Wilhelm, “One firefighter injured as black smoke covers city”, The Windsor Star, Wednesday, May, 22, 2013.
Identify the author of the following observation.
“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
The word for today is “aberrant”.
What part of speech is “aberrant”?
What other parts of speech can be made from “aberrant”?
Which syllable should be stressed in “aberrant“?
Define “aberrant” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its meaning.