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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 180. 

Words in which the Sounds of E are often mispronounced. 

per’uke     nep’o tism     ter’ri ble
neth’er     as cet’ic      res’in ous
pet’al      red’o lent     rec’i pe
res’in      co te rie’     tet’a nus
ra ceme’    em ploy e’     ref’lu ent
pre’lude    at ta che’     hy e’mal
me’grim     pre’mi er      cer’e brum
ven’ue      o bei’sance    ve’he ment
bre vet’    gen’er a       def’i cit
car tel’    Ma dei’ra      splen’e tic
e’pact      her’o ine      i de’a

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Affixes – Prefixes

Lesson 159.

Post is a Latin word, meaning after.

post’script    post-di lu’vi an    post me rid’i an
post’-date     post po si’tion     post’hu mous ly

Other words are formed by prefixing the English word post, a letter-carrier.

post’al         post’man      post’mark
post’-chaise    post’-town    post’-office
post-haste’     post’boy      post’mas ter

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Spelling Games- Rhyming Ping-Pong Game:

Play in pairs.

The object is to name as many rhyming words as possible within a given time.

The player who calls out the last word when the time expires is the winner.

 For example, the first player says play, second player says stay, first player says hey, second says weigh, and so forth.
 

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The prefix un generally gives a negative meaning; as, unapt, not apt.

un paid’    un friend’ly   un court’ly
un clean’   un health’y    un ea’sy
un known’   un stead’y     un fruit’ful
un nerve’   un err’ing     un learn’ed

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Suffixes ion ment fy ance ence ory ous

Lesson 152.

Ion and ment denote the state of being, or the act of; fy, to make or
become; ance or ence, the act or state of; ive, having a tendency to, or
the power or nature of; ory, the power or nature of, or belonging to; and
ous, partaking of, or full of.

dis per’sion   di ver’sion    as per’sion
ex cep’tion    e lec’tion     con di’tion
a tone’ment    a gree’ment    dec’re ment
de’i fy        stu’pe fy      sat’is fy
an noy’ance    ac cord’ance   con cord’ance
oc cur’rence   ab hor’rence   in dul’gence
a mu’sive      con clu’sive   of fen’sive
cur’so ry      ar’mo ry       man’da to ry
dan’ger ous    li’bel ous     har mo’ni ous

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Dom signifies the office of or state of being; hood, the state of being;
ish, somewhat, like; and ism, the condition or doctrines of.

king’dom     chris’ten dom   hea’then dom
child’hood   maid’en hood    live’li hood
knav’ish     yel’low ish     a’gu ish
Bud’dhism    Meth’od ism     Mor’mon ism

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