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A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way is medicine.

Words beginning with ma...

The box of matches held the maximum amount. Test your spelling of KS3 words beginning at ma.

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - paraphrase of Plutarch, commonly attributed to William Butler Yeats.

"Education" is often considered to be a process whereby knowledge is imparted from one person to another, as if knowledge were a commodity. This view of education is encapsulated in the image of an empty container being filled up with facts. Interestingly, however, the word "education" derives from Latin, educare and French, éducation, both of which refer to the upbringing of the young, rather than to imparting knowledge. Education in this sense concerns the forming of a person. How do you feel about your own education: are you passively absorbing facts, or do you ever feel as if a fire has been lit within?

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1.
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The union of two people
marriedge
marrige
mariage
marriage
The y of "marry" becomes an i in "marriage"
2.
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To ascertain the exact quantity of a particular amount of material
mesure
meassure
meazure
measure
The s of "measure" can be a bit tricky
3.
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A figure of speech which makes an analogy between two objects or ideas
metephor
mettaphor
metafor
metaphor
The f sound in "metaphor" is spelled with a -ph-
4.
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'This data passes from the CPU to the m-------'
memury
memery
memary
memory
The o of the second, unstressed syllable is the key vowel to remember
5.
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A process by which a task is completed
methud
methode
meathod
method
The unstressed o is important to remember. You can hear the o in "methodical"
6.
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Sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase
melerdy
melady
melody
mellody
If you can spell "melody", you will also be able to spell "melodic"
7.
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At the same time but in another place
meenwile
meenwhile
meanwile
meanwhile
If you remember how to spell "while", you will feel confident with "meanwhile"
8.
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A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way
medicin
medicine
medisin
medisine
The words "medicine", "medical" and "medicinal" are related
9.
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Worldly, as opposed to spiritual
materiul
mateerial
material
materiel
"Matter" and "material" are related
10.
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A multiple of the base unit for digital information storage
meggabyte
megabyte
megerbite
megabite
Be careful not to confuse "byte" with "bite"!
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