From the Word Wizard Club...
June 4, 2012

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oven

Which Means:

The enclosed and heated area of a stove where you can bake, roast, or cook food.

As In:

Image They baked a turkey in the oven for the special meal.

Heads Up!

The O in 'oven' is pronounced with an [uh] sound.

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limit

Which Means:

A boundary or furthest point beyond which something is impossible or forbidden.

As In:

Image The speed limit on the highway is 55 miles per hour.

Heads Up!

Let there be no limit on your enthusiasm for learning new words and spelling.

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victim

Which Means:

A person who has been harmed or injured in some way.

As In:

Image The young man was nearly a victim of drowning in the sea, but he was rescued.

Heads Up!

Avoid becoming a spelling victim and spell this word with two I's.

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moment

Which Means:

An extremely short period of time, an instant, a second.

As In:

Image Every moment the sunset slowly changed.

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The O in 'moment' is long.

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decent

Which Means:

Reaching the level to deserve respect and worth.

As In:

Image Our first homemade pizza was actually quite decent!

Heads Up!

Spelling 'decent' with a C is the decent thing to do.

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