K is for

Know, v. to perceive or understand
No, adv (used to negate)

No way does Billie know more than Sal about the price of tea in China.

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Knew, v. past of “know” – to perceive
New, adj. of recent origin, unfamiliar
Gnu, n. a type of antelope

She knew they had found a new path to the reserve, but she hadn’t expected the gnu in the road.

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Knead, v. to work into a uniform mixture by pressing and folding
Kneed, v. to strike with the knee
Need, n. requirement or obligatio
v. to require

The need for fresh bread at the bakery is high, but I’ll have to wait to knead the dough in the morning. Sally kneed me in the stomach, and I need to lie down.

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Knot, n. an interlacing of cord (or similar material) for binding
v. to form a knot
Naught, n. nothing
Not, adv. (used to negate)

Although she knotted the material, she did not pull the knot tightly enough, and her efforts were all for naught.

 

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See also: Intro, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z, Outro

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