From the Word Wizard Club...
January 7, 2013

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example

Which Means:

One thing that represents the group as a whole.

As In:

Image This is an example of a Gothic church, with pointed arches.

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In Europe, you will find ample examples of Gothic churches.

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language

Which Means:

The set of sounds and symbols we use to speak and write.

As In:

Image Body language and gestures are also another way to communicate.

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Language has two syllables: LAN-GUAGE and the GU stands for /kw/.

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island

Which Means:

A piece of land that is completely surrounded by water.

As In:

Image Enemies would have a harder time attacking a castle on an island.

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The silent S is an island in this word, surrounded by letters you can hear.

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circle

Which Means:

A round shape made of a line connected at both ends, either filled in or hollow.

As In:

Image Here is a shape with two circles one inside the other.

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The two Cs make a whole circle when put together.

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narrow

Which Means:

Not wide, not much space between the sides.

As In:

Image This tree is tall and narrow.

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The space between the two Rs is narrow.

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