U is for

Undo, v. to reverse
Undue, adj. excessive, inappropriate

With undue flourish, he’ll undo the knot.

NB: check out more in D is for and O is for

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Use, v. to employ for some purpose
n. act of employing or having been employed
Ewes, pl. n. female sheep

The best use of our ewes’ wool is the yarn we use to make warm sweaters.

NB: the verb form of use and the noun ewes are both pronounced [youz] while the noun form of use is pronounced [yous]

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Urn, n. a type of vase
Earn, v. to work for or deserve

For their hard work in the match, the cricket team earned the urn.

 

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Definitions used or adapted from dictionary.com
See also: Intro, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, MN, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z, Outro

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