From the Word Wizard Club...
June 20, 2011

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lure

Which Means:

Anything that attracts or is bait.

As In:

Image Billy's uncle put a bright lure on the end of his line so he could catch his dream fish.

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The word 'lure' is pronounced [loor].

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purify

Which Means:

To make clear by removing any material that pollutes or dirties.

As In:

Image Water sanitation plants have a process by which they purify drinking water for the public.

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Pure is the adjective form of the verb 'purify'.

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poor

Which Means:

Having little or no property, money or belongings.

As In:

Image The world has always been filled with both rich and poor people.

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The word 'poor' is not lacking Os!

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jury

Which Means:

A group of people in a courtroom, chosen to hear a court case and determine if a person is guilty or innocent.

As In:

Image The jury had listened to the court case for five days.

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Don't worry, there isn't a spelling jury!

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bulletin

Which Means:

Any public notice or announcement, especially of recent news.

As In:

Image The different school clubs can post a bulletin about recent activities.

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First spell 'bullet', and then add -IN.

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