From the Word Wizard Club...
March 28, 2011

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ruin

Which Means:

To destroy or damage beyond any hope of repair.

As In:

Image Will the baby ruin the tower that Mama built?

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A small word made of two syllables: ru-in.

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strive

Which Means:

To make a hard and steady effort, to try to, to work hard toward.

As In:

Image Carlin will strive to finish the race in record time.

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Always strive to be the best you!

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fudge

Which Means:

A soft, creamy candy made of sugar, butter, milk, chocolate (and sometimes nuts).

As In:

Image Nelly just can't control herself around the fudge that her mother makes for a holiday treat.

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The recipe for spelling 'fudge' just wouldn't be the same with the D!

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flutter

Which Means:

To move rapidly and repeatedly.

As In:

Image The butterflies flutter their wings and fly away from the child's hand.

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The two Ts of 'flutter' won't flutter too far from the middle of the word.

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hoist

Which Means:

To raise or lift, often something heavy.

As In:

Image The crane has to hoist the heavy speedboat onto trailer.

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The OI of 'hoist' makes an [oy] sound.

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