Examples of compound words include grasshopper, baseball, sunflower, fireflies and earthquake. Compound words result from combining at least two words, and they function as varying parts of speech depending on their usag... More » Education

Compound nouns are nouns formed from two or more words that act as a single unit in context. Compound nouns can contain a space between the two words, they can be hyphenated, or the two words can be combined into one wor... More » Education

Some compound words for early elementary students to learn include doghouse, keyboard, notebook, firefly, baseball, softball, blueberry, cobweb, doorbell, jellybean, inside, mailbox, pancake, popcorn, rainbow, seatbelt, ... More » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum
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Examples of interesting words that start with the letter "a" include "absquatulate," "afreet" and "argute." Other interesting words that start with "a" are "anfractuous" and "aa." More » Education

Examples of words that are related to relaxation include warmth, peace, enjoy, smile and light. Additional words that are considered relaxing are caress, breeze, water and breathe. More » Education

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