From the Word Wizard Club...
February 27, 2012

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several

Which Means:

More than two, but fewer than many.

As In:

Image At the store, there were several lamps to choose from.

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There are only a couple of Es in 'several', not several Es.

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piece

Which Means:

A separate bit or portion of something.

As In:

Image One piece of the puzzle is missing!

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A homonym for this word is 'peace'.

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single

Which Means:

Only one in number.

As In:

Image The two friends walked together under a single umbrella.

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Each letter in 'single' is single, and the ending is spelled GLE.

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difference

Which Means:

The state of being unlike something else, not similar.

As In:

Image There is a big difference between these two men and their lifestyles.

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The only difference between 'difference' and 'different' is the ending.

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afraid

Which Means:

Fearful or scared.

As In:

Image The cat was afraid of the mouse and clung to the tree.

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Some might be 'afraid' of a 'raid'.

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