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March 13, 2015 - Word of the Day

mud

 

When water and dirt mix together, they produce a substance known as mud. Some types of mud are very thick and sticky while other types of mud are thin and wash away easily.

pig in mud

  • Pigs enjoy wallowing in the mud because it keeps them cool when it's hot.
  • The back of my car is all full of mud because I drove through an area that was wet and dirty.
  • Children like to play in the mud.
  • If you don't take of your shoes, you'll track mud through your house.
  • In the 1970s and 1980s, mud wrestling was a fad. (fad = popular for a short time)
  • His boots are all full of mud.
  • His boots are muddy. (The word "muddy" is an adjective.)
  • He has muddy boots.

mudmuddy boots

  • When it rains for a very long time, villages in rural areas are threatened by mudslides.

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