From the Word Wizard Club...
January 30, 2012

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igloo

Which Means:

An Eskimo house usually made out of blocks of snow.

As In:

Image Even though the Inuit and other native tribes use an igloo as shelter, you can rent an igloo and experience it for yourself!

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The GLOO in 'igloo' is not spelled or made of glue.

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garbanzo

Which Means:

Another name for the chickpea, a type of bean.

As In:

Image Mother's garbanzo bean soup also included potatoes, sausage, cabbage and spices.

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Have fun spelling this fun word: gar-ban-zo.

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shout

Which Means:

To cry or yell out loudly.

As In:

Image The man stranded on the island began to shout for help.

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The word 'out' is in 'shout'.

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voyage

Which Means:

A long journey to a distant place, often made by water.

As In:

Image Frankie waved goodbye to the family going on a voyage.

Heads Up!

The Y in 'voyage' can represent the shape of the ship.

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thirsty

Which Means:

Wanting badly to drink something because the mouth is dry.

As In:

Image The children were thirsty after playing outside, so they poured themselves a drink.

Heads Up!

By adding a Y to 'thirst', you get the adjective 'thirsty'.

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