From the Word Wizard Club...
September 17, 2007

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

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pound

Which Means:

A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces in the USA or a unit of money worth about $2 in the UK.

As In:

Image How much is a pound worth?

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This word is also a verb meaning to "hit hard many times": She has to pound on the door to wake Stuart up every morning!

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cone

Which Means:

A round shape with a narrow point at one end and wide at the other.

As In:

Image Cones are best when they have ice cream in them!

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In plants with needles like pine trees, a cone is where the seeds are.

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ratio

Which Means:

A fixed relation between two numbers.

As In:

Image In this picture, the ratio of women to men is 3 to 2 (3:2).

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The ending of this word -TIO is pronounced like 'shee-O'.

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portion

Which Means:

A part or a piece, a share.

As In:

Image They each have a portion of the puzzle.

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The -TION ending on this word sounds like 'shun'.

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tally

Which Means:

A sum, number, total.

As In:

Image Matty had trouble with the tally of his day out golfing!

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This word can also be a verb: The dog needs to tally the dog bones (up).

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