Learning Homophones – Words sounding alike but spelled differently.
Spelling Lesson 128.
pail, a wooden vessel. Paul, a man’s name.
pale, not bright. pall, a covering.
pear, a fruit. pique, to give offense.
pare, to cut thin. peak, the top.
pair, a couple. peer, a nobleman.
raze, to pull down. pier, a wharf
raise, to lift up. quartz, a kind of rock.
rays, beams of light. quarts, measures.
pain, uneasiness. plain, smooth.
pane, a square of glass. plane, a surface; tool.
peel, rind; skin. quire, twenty-four sheets of paper.
peal, a sound of bells.
port, a harbor. choir (kwir), a band of singers.
Porte, a Turkish court.