From the Word Wizard Club...
December 24, 2007

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

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flour

Which Means:

Finely ground wheat, nuts or other grains used in baking.

As In:

Image She just spilled flour all over the floor!

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Keep the words 'flour' and 'flower' separate in your mind even though they sound the same.

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bridle

Which Means:

The head gear and reins on a horse that are held by the rider to guide direction and movement.

As In:

Image The horse didn't like the bridle at first, but he got used to it.

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What consonant cluster do we see in this word?

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spruce

Which Means:

A pine tree that grows in northern countries.

As In:

Image We have many spruce surrounding our cabin.

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Notice that this word has no plural.

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scrape

Which Means:

To scratch or rub harshly.

As In:

Image He didn't want to scrape his knee!

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This word can also be a noun, meaning the result of scratching: I had a huge scrape on my arm from falling off my bike.

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throne

Which Means:

The royal seat upon which a king or queen sits to conduct official or ceremonial duties.

As In:

Image The queen stood from her throne and let the knight kiss her hand.

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Throne' sounds like the past tense of throw: thrown. (The two words are homonyms.)

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