From the Word Wizard Club...
July 13, 2009

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

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enough

Which Means:

Having reached the right amount to satisfy someone, not too much or too little.

As In:

Image Be sure to pick enough apples for ten pies!

Heads Up!

In formal writing, remember to spell 'enough' correctly, not 'enuf'!

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horse

Which Means:

A hooved animal with four legs that is used for riding, carrying goods, and pulling.

As In:

Image The Amish use horses as transportation and to work farm land.

Heads Up!

Remember the E at the end of 'horse', even though it is silent.

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mountain

Which Means:

A very large hill, where the land rises quickly and often comes to a peak.

As In:

Image Shelly's parents own a cabin on the mountain.

Heads Up!

The second syllable is spelled TAIN, even though it sounds like 'tin'.

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ocean

Which Means:

A large and deep body of salt water.

As In:

Image Isabel has never seen the vast ocean.

Heads Up!

'Ocean' can also be used metaphorically to describe a large area of something: an ocean of people gathered at the president's inaugruation.

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twice

Which Means:

Two times.

As In:

Image Branden rode his bike down the hill twice without falling over!

Heads Up!

The S sound is spelled with a soft C in 'twice', with a silent E a the end.

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