From the Word Wizard Club...
June 25, 2007

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

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smog

Which Means:

A mixture of smoke and fog made from automobile exhaust mixing with fog, a kind of pollution found in large cities.

As In:

Image Smog could be seen everywhere in the Californian city.

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This word was made by smushing 'smoke' and 'fog' together.

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vitamin

Which Means:

A mineral that your body needs to function well.

As In:

Image Vitamins are found in fruits and vegetables. You can also take vitamins in a pill form.

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The prefix of this word, VITA- comes from the word vital, which means main or important.

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organ

Which Means:

A collection of tissues (flesh) that carry out a special function of the body.

As In:

Image Our lungs are the organs in charge of breathing. What are some other organs?

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A totally different kind of organ is a musical instrument like an electric piano with foot pedals.

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hazard

Which Means:

A danger, a risk, or a threat.

As In:

Image Cigarettes are a hazard to our health.

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The end of this word is spelled with an A, not E. Only one Z.

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allergy

Which Means:

An bad reaction caused by something that has entered the body it doesn't like.

As In:

Image My aunt was a beekeeper even though she had an allergy to bee stings!

Heads Up!

The adjective form of this word is 'allergic'. Are you allergic to anything?

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