From the Word Wizard Club...
June 1, 2009

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

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roar

Which Means:

A bellow or other loud noise, such as from animals or people.

As In:

Image The lioness roared upon returning from the early morning hunt.

Heads Up!

Other words with OA are: boat, goat, soap.

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author

Which Means:

The writer of anything.

As In:

Image The author could not think of anything to write!

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Usually /or/ sounds like the O in 'for'. This is an exception, and called an R-controlled vowel. Here it sounds like ER.

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source

Which Means:

The origin that anything comes from.

As In:

Image Broccoli is a good source of calcium.

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Here OU takes the long O sound, also seen in 'soul' and 'poultry'.

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withdraw

Which Means:

To take back or away what has been offered or given.

As In:

Image Every week, Anise likes to withdraw money from her bank account to buy fresh local vegetables.

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The AW in 'withdraw' has a short O sound, as in octupus.

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wardrobe

Which Means:

Clothing in general or a particular style of clothing.

As In:

Image Carolina looked through her wardrobe to see what she could wear.

Heads Up!

A wardrobe can also be a large cupboard that holds the clothing.

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