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Every week we will help build your vocabulary with fun, new words.

Take a look below for this week’s words.

 


 

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Bray:  

(noun, verb)(rhymes with pray) – a donkey’s loud, harsh cry; to make the sound of a donkey’s cry  “I will bray if I don’t make the team.”


 

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Hoax:

(noun)(sounds like jokes) – a prank or lie made to deceive others. “he believes that Bigfoot is real, but I think it’s just a hoax.”


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Malice:

(noun)(rhymes with the name “Alice”) – the desire or intent to do something harmful to others.  “his malice caused him to put gum in her hair”


Tidbit:

(noun)(sounds like “kid fit) – a small amount of news or information; a small piece of food. “he saved a tidbit of his meal for his pet mouse.”


 

Waif:

(noun)(rhymes with safe) – an abandoned, homeless child.  “the teacher was saddened to discover that her student was a waif


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