homophone

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

Take a look below for this week’s words.

 


 

 

barnacles

Barnacle:  

(noun)(sounds like Carnival) – a hard shelled sea creature that tends to attach to rocks and under boats.  “the barnacles attached to the turtle gave it a creepy look.”


 

Zombie

Corpse:

(noun)(sounds like Course) – a dead body. “I’m really scared of movies with walking corpses.”


Homophone:

(noun)(sounds like “Mama phone) – two or more words that sound exactly the same but have different spellings and meanings.  “after telling him that my mom was good at wrapping, my friend believed that my mother could actually rap”


Kid:

(noun)(said exactly like Kid meaning child) – a young goat. “She told the farmer that his kid was ugly.”


 

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Swoon:

(verb)(rhymes with Spoon) – to faint due to extreme emotion.  “he tried hard not to swoon after watching Beyonce perform”


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