From the Word Wizard Club...
July 16, 2012

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light

Which Means:

Something that makes things visible in the darkness.

As In:

Image Hey! This flashlight has a very dim light.

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The GH in 'light' is silent.

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forward

Which Means:

On or onward to a point ahead.

As In:

Image The man is leaning forward in his chair.

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Can you see this word leaning forward?

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cotton

Which Means:

A soft, white, hairy substance that grows on a plant, and is used for making fabrics.

As In:

Image Stacey put cotton balls between her toes when she was painting them.

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The two Os in 'cotton' are like balls of cotton!

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spread

Which Means:

To stretch, flatten out, or open over a flat surface.

As In:

Image The puppy loves it when his master spreads the blanket out for a picnic!

Heads Up!

The EA in 'spread' has a short E sound.

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existence

Which Means:

The state of being real and able to be sensed.

As In:

Image Some people believe in the existence of UFOs.

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You will find the existence of three Es in 'existence'.

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