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Spelling – Teaching Spelling – Spelling Word Lists

pipable

obesity

ossify

digit

nagging

cantonment

enculturate

tractile

ciguatera

prosody

minnow

elicitor

cumulus

greffier

spasmolytic

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Spelling – Teaching Spelling – Spelling Words Lists

hyperglycemia

lavatory

obnubilation

ptyalin

Euripidean

xylem

kakemono

excitement

ornate

nirvana

vastitude

playlet

caustic

patentee

preterient

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Spelling – Teaching Spelling – Spelling Word Lists

barong

kerion

transenna

pyrometer

edgily

mailable

buttress

lord

decadent

inaudible

rhabdoid

malfunction

locust

hopscotch

avogram

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Lesson 187. Words properly accented on the first Syllable. 

con’strue    com’bat ant      pu’is sance
trav’erse    dis’pu tant      in’ter im
ramp’ant     gon’do la        au’top sy
ath’lete     pleth’o ra       tym’pa num
syr’inge     mis’chiev ous    wise’a cre
ex’tant      blas’phe mous    or’ches tral
brig’and     con’ver sant     im’po tent
con’cord     san’he drim      con’gru ent
dis’cord     con’tra ry       im’be cile
do’nate      pro’te an        pha’e ton
ob’long      dis’ci pline     ret’i na

Teaching Spelling – Spelling Words

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Lesson 174. Words in which the letter A is often mispronounced. Some of the words in
this and succeeding lessons have two pronunciations, but in all cases the
preferable one is given.
 hearth    mam ma’       an’cient    fra’ter nize
grass     a slant’      la’va       com man dant’
slant     pa pa’        saun’ter    ti a’ra
gape      a las’        pal’frey    al ter’nate
gaunt     al’mond       rap’ine     af fla’tus
far       scath’less    dra’ma      hi a’tus
swathe    pag’eant      la’ma       ba na’na
lance     stal’wart     da’ta       sul ta’na
calm      aft’er        ma’gi       man da’mus
laugh     par’ent       pa’thos     oc ta’vo

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Homophones – Words that sound alike and are spelled differently

Spelling – Teaching Spelling

Lesson 188.

roll, to turn over and over.    soar, to mount upward.
role, a part performed.         stake, a pointed stick.
sign, a token; a mark.          steak, a slice of flesh.
sine, a line in geometry.       step, a pace; a foot-print.
skull, part of the head.        steppe, a dreary plain.
scull, to impel a boat.         stoop, to bend forward.
sleeve, an arm cover.           stoup, a basin; a pitcher.
sleave, untwisted silk.         sum, the amount; whole.
slight, to neglect; feeble.     some, a part; a portion.
sleight, dexterity.             tale, that which is told.
soul, the immortal spirit.      tail, terminal appendage.
sole, bottom of the foot.       tare, allowance in weight.
sore, a hurt; painful.          tear, to rend; to lacerate.

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Lesson 171.

SYNTHETIC AND DICTATION EXERCISES.

A’bel, a man’s name.         de scend’ent, falling.
a’ble, powerful.             cough’er, one who coughs.
al’ley, a narrow passage.    coffer, a chest.
al ly’, one who assists.     can’died, covered with sugar.
al lu’sion, a reference.     can’did, honest; truthful.
il lu’sion, mockery.         cent’u ry, 100 years.
de scend’ant, offspring.     sen’try, a guard.

The able man’s name was Abel. A narrow alley. France was an ally of
England in the Crimean war. He made an allusion to the illusion that
possessed him. His descendant was descendent from the same line. The
cougher sat on the coffer. The candid youth ate the candied cakes. The
sentry wore a costume of the last century.

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