The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Six – Vocabulary

Our vocab word for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 26 focuses on a commonly-used verb. The vocab word is…

PROCEEDED

Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘proceeded’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.

PROCEEDED

DEFINITION

(v.) went in an orderly, regulated way
FACTS/CHARACTERISTICS

often after a pause or interruption
EXAMPLES

progressed
advanced
came along
NON-EXAMPLES

remained
stayed
stopped

Etymology

  • Language of Origin: Latin
  • procedere = “pro” (forward) + “cedere” (to go)

Sentences/Additional Forms

  • Straightforward sentence: After a brief stop at the station, the train proceeded on its way.
  • Sentence from the chapter: “…she dropped her eyes to the floor; but her voice betrayed no emotion when she proceeded…” (p. 160)
  • Other forms: proceeding (adj., n.), proceeder (n.)

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References

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mutter

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/continue-statement-in-java/

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