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Morphology illustrations are a great way for students to remember prefixes, suffixes, and roots.

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chimerical. Root word: chimera, from Greek mythology. Chimerical entered English…

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Sonorous - 1. rich and full in sound, as language or verse. 2. giving out or capable of giving out a sound, especially a deep, resonant sound, as a thing or place: a sonorous cavern. Origin: Sonorous derives from the Latin root sonor meaning "sound." It entered English in the early 1600s.

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You don't have to have read "Frindle" to use this great worksheet. How better to learn about words than to invent your own, and explain it! Love this idea!

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Word works - I could adapt this for important vocabulary

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Get the Word of the Day - limacine | Dictionary.com

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - aesthete - a person who has or professes to have refined sensitivity toward the beauties of art or nature.

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - saurian - resembling a lizard.

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - inculcate - to implant by repeated statement or admonition

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - intransigent - refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible.

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