From the Word Wizard Club...
May 14, 2012

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thump

Which Means:

A heavy, dull, and thick sound as if being hit heavily, a thud or clunk.

As In:

Image The doctor listened to the heart's thump in the boy's chest. Everything sounds healthy and normal!

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The word 'thump' ends in a final -MP sound and spelling, and can also be used as a verb.

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ink

Which Means:

A colored fluid used for writing, printing, and drawing.

As In:

Image This pen has to be dipped in a bottle of ink before writing.

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This word ends in a final -NK sound.

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band

Which Means:

A group of people, animals, or things acting together.

As In:

Image Gandhi's band of peaceful protesters stood up for civil rights and freedom in India.

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This one ends in -ND.

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clang

Which Means:

To make a loud metal ringing noise, like a bell or two metal pieces banging together.

As In:

Image The driver did not hear the muffler clang to the street, but he did hear the engine getting louder!

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The word 'clang' ends in a final -NG sound, and can also be used as a noun.

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bent

Which Means:

Crooked, curved.

As In:

Image The bicycler couldn't ride anymore because of his bent wheel.

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The word 'bent' ends in a final -NT sound.

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