From the Word Wizard Club...
September 23, 2013

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scramble

Which Means:

To thoroughly mix up or rearrange.

As In:

Image Next, Mother will scramble eggs to serve with the pancakes.

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Can you find consonant clusters? There are two.

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credit

Which Means:

Acknowledgement given to someone else for what they have done or said.

As In:

Image At the end of a report, give those credit from whom you got your information.

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Can you find the consonant cluster?

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promenade

Which Means:

A relaxed walk or stroll for fun or to show off.

As In:

Image The well-trained dog will promenade before the judges.

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In US high schools, there is a formal dance called 'prom', which comes from 'promenade ball'.

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glutton

Which Means:

A person who eats and drinks too much.

As In:

Image The man became a glutton because he feared he would never have enough to eat.

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Gluttony is the noun form of this word, and the consonant cluster is GL.

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flaunt

Which Means:

To show off, to parade and display something so that everyone can see.

As In:

Image The sunbather likes to flaunt his muscles when he promenades around the pool.

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The AU in 'flaunt' is pronounced AW, as in 'awe'. Where is the consonant cluster?

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