From the Word Wizard Club...
August 24, 2009

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

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wrong

Which Means:

Incorrect, unfair, or improper.

As In:

Image One key is the right one; the rest are wrong and won't unlock the door.

Heads Up!

The wrong way to spell 'wrong' is without the W.

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bough

Which Means:

An arm or branch of a tree, especially a large arm or main branch.

As In:

Image Snow weighed heavily on the bough.

Heads Up!

The GH in 'bough' is silent; it sounds just like 'bow' in 'bow-wow'.

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campaign

Which Means:

A connected series of activities or events designed to get people to help do something.

As In:

Image The candidate for governor stopped at several cities during his campaign.

Heads Up!

The letter G is silent before M and N, and sometimes L.

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condemned

Which Means:

To announce disapproval, or judgment against a person or thing because it is bad or unfit (to use).

As In:

Image This church was condemned because the roof and floors are rotting.

Heads Up!

The letter N is silent after M, as in column and autumn.

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almond

Which Means:

The tasty nut that is the pit (seed) of a fruit like an apricot.

As In:

Image Raw almonds are very good for you.

Heads Up!

The L in almond is silent, as in these words: walk, half, yolk, could.

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