From the Word Wizard Club...
February 5, 2007

Congratulations, Kids! You've completed learning the next round of vocabulary words, and now it's time to review.

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suspense

Which Means:

The feeling of mystery and doubt as to what will happen next.

As In:

Image The fog on the lake created a feeling of suspense in the movie.

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This word comes from the Latin word suspensus "hung".

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position

Which Means:

The place where someone or something is.

As In:

Image These pennies are in a stacked position.

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This word comes from the Latin positio "putting, placing".

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posture

Which Means:

The position of how someone stands or sits.

As In:

Image Jarred's posture was slouched.

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This word comes from the Latin word positura "position of the body".

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inspect

Which Means:

To examine and ensure quality.

As In:

Image The dentist will inspect Mary's teeth.

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This word comes from the Latin word inspectare "to look into". Why do you think it is related to "spectator"?

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graduate

Which Means:

To complete and move on to the next level.

As In:

Image Troy studied hard so he could graduate with honors.

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The D in this word has a J sound because the U is pronounced YU.

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