corps / core / corpse

corps / core / corpse
   A corps (pronounced '[core]') is an organization of people dedicated to a single goal: Lucinda joined the Peace Corps after college.
   A core is the center of a fruit containing seeds: Bartholomew eats apples, core and all.
   A corpse is a dead body: The corpse of Danny's dog was lovingly laid to rest in the back yard.

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  • corps / core / corpse —    A corps (pronounced [core] ) is an organization of people dedicated to a single goal: Lucinda joined the Peace Corps after college.    A core is the center of a fruit containing seeds: Bartholomew eats apples, core and all.    A corpse is a… …   Confused words

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