From the Word Wizard Club...
March 24, 2014

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anything

Which Means:

Whatever, any object or thing and it doesn't matter which.

As In:

Image When asked what she wanted to eat, she replied, "Anything, I am hungry!

Heads Up!

There isn't any other way to spell 'any' other than with a Y.

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figure

Which Means:

A written number or the shape of your body.

As In:

Image Emily added up each figure earned from mowing lawns over the summer.

Heads Up!

This word is pronounced 'fig-yer'.

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sleep

Which Means:

The period of deep rest when the eyes close and the body is still, often with dreaming.

As In:

Image The cat curled up by the fireplace to sleep.

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The two Es in 'sleep' are your closed eyes.

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wire

Which Means:

A thin, string-like piece of metal, used for conducting electricity or holding things together.

As In:

Image The bare wire could be seen under the plastic coating.

Heads Up!

Spell 'wire' with IRE and pronounce it with a long I because of the silent E.

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further

Which Means:

More, additionally.

As In:

Image Would you like to study any further tonight or shall we quit?

Heads Up!

This word is commonly confused with 'farther', which means to a greater distance.

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