From the Word Wizard Club...
August 29, 2011

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renew

Which Means:

To resume; to begin again and start over fresh.

As In:

Image The singer will renew his passion for singing by listening to his favorite artists.

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This word can also mean to make effective for a longer period of time: To renew a library card or magazine subscription.

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governor

Which Means:

A person who rules a state or similar region.

As In:

Image After he won the election, the governor gave a speech.

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The 'er' sound on this word is spelled OR.

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civic

Which Means:

Performing the duties of a citizen, related to government.

As In:

Image Voting is a civic duty and right.

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This word shows both ways to pronounce the letter C: like S at the beginning and K at the end.

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study

Which Means:

The process of learning, reading, and practicing and for deep understanding and knowledge.

As In:

Image Megan loves to study her favorite subject, health!

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A study can also be a room where studying takes place: "Dad's in the study paying bills.

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forest

Which Means:

Woods, a large area of land that is covered by trees.

As In:

Image The campers went into the forest to camp for one week and live in nature.

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Many people like to REST in the FOREST.

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