From the Word Wizard Club...
October 4, 2010

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musical

Which Means:

Related to or producing music.

As In:

Image Billy chose the trombone as his musical instrument.

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Add the suffix -al to make music into an adjective!

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opera

Which Means:

A classical musical drama in which the parts are sung to instrumental accompaniment.

As In:

Image Sarah enjoys going to the opera once a month.

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Imagine the O in 'opera' being the singer's open mouth singing.

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alto

Which Means:

The second highest voice in music, between soprano and tenor; or the lowest female voice.

As In:

Image Mario plays the alto saxophone on weekends at a music club.

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It's easy to spell this one: ALTO.

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modern

Which Means:

Contemporary, in the latest style or fashion.

As In:

Image Juda sings a modern style of music.

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The stress is on the first syllable of 'MODern'.

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accompany

Which Means:

To go along with, to join together in action.

As In:

Image The husband and wife will accompany each other on the walk on the beach.

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The word 'company' is accompanied by AC at the front of the it.

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