From the Word Wizard Club...
February 21, 2011

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group

Which Means:

A collection or gathering of people or things.

As In:

Image A group of children walked together to school.

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If you group these letters together in this order, you'll get the word 'group'!

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pattern

Which Means:

A decorative design, a shape, or marking that repeats itself.

As In:

Image This table cloth has a plaid pattern.

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There is a pattern in 'pattern': a vowel, two consonants, a vowel, and two consonants.

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square

Which Means:

A shape that has four equal sides and four right angles.

As In:

Image There are several shapes in this clock, one of which is a square.

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Spell 'square' with a QU for the 'kw' sound.

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amount

Which Means:

A certain quantity of something.

As In:

Image To what amount does this man love his muscles?

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When you want an amount of something, it is usually of something you cannot count, such as sugar, love, or water.

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equal

Which Means:

The same as, or having the same as something else.

As In:

Image These two fish are of equal length.

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The word equal has an equal number of letters on either side of the U.

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