From the Word Wizard Club...
October 14, 2013

Hear It!

earth

Which Means:

The planet that we live on.

As In:

Image Some used to believe that the earth was flat!

Heads Up!

Earth has an ER sound at the beginning and is NOT pronounced like 'ear'.

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leave

Which Means:

To go away from a place.

As In:

Image The little critter decided he was going to leave, and packed his belongings into a cloth tied onto a stick.

Heads Up!

This word isn't the green thing that grows on trees.

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reach

Which Means:

To extend or stretch out, or get out as far as.

As In:

Image The boy made a teetering tower in order to reach the treats in the cupboard.

Heads Up!

The EA in 'reach' has the long E sound.

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describe

Which Means:

To explain in detail what something is like.

As In:

Image Describe what this mask looks like.

Heads Up!

To 'scribe' means to write down.

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mental

Which Means:

Happening in the mind and thoughts.

As In:

Image He was practicing mental visualization.

Heads Up!

There is AL again at the end of 'mental'.

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