Compound Words - 12

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edited December 2018 in Vocabulary

Following is a list of compound words that you need to know. Put the correct word in each sentence.

doormat
doorstep
doorstop
doorway
dragonfly
droplet
earache
seaweed
shipwreck
shoestring

1. The child had an ___________________ so her parents took her to the doctor.
2. Leonardo Da Vinci was fascinated by the four wings of a _____________________.
3. There is a __________________ to prevent the door from blowing closed in the wind.
4. Your ____________________ is untied, do it up before we leave!
5. He stopped in the ____________________, not sure if he should continue.
6. This new camera can take a photo of a falling ______________ of water from a leaf.
7. ____________________ is a good source of nutrition and grows quickly, too.
8. Wipe your feet on the ________________ before entering, please!
9. The Edmund Fitzgerald is a famous Great Lakes _______________________.
10. He carried his new bride over the __________________ and into their apartment.

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1. The child had an earache so her parents took her to the doctor.
2. Leonardo Da Vinci was fascinated by the four wings of a dragonfly.
3. There is a doorstop to prevent the door from blowing closed in the wind.
4. Your shoestring is untied, do it up before we leave!
5. He stopped in the doorway, not sure if he should continue.
6. This new camera can take a photo of a falling droplet of water from a leaf.
7. Seaweed is a good source of nutrition and grows quickly, too.
8. Wipe your feet on the doormat before entering, please!
9. The Edmund Fitzgerald is a famous Great Lakes shipwreck.
10. He carried his new bride over the doorstep and into their apartment.


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