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Spelling – Words nearly alike in Sound, to be carefully distinguished.
Lesson 208.
Words nearly alike in Sound, to be carefully distinguished.
bile     boil      ad her’ence     ad her’ents
wig      whig      con fi dant’    con’fi dent
God      gaud      at tend’ance    at tend’ants
dance    daunts    ac’ci dence     ac’ci dents
dome     doom      e lic’it        il lic’it
wheel    weal      em’i nence      im’mi nence
lease    lees      e rup’tion      ir rup’tion
sense    since     sal’a ry        cel’er y
dross    draws     bar’ren ness    bar’on ess
whit     wit       proph’e cy      proph’e sy
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Spelling – Words nearly alike in Sound, to be carefully distinguished.
Lesson 207.
Words nearly alike in Sound, to be carefully distinguished.
con’so nance      con’so nants      cen’sus        sen’ses
e lys’i an        e lis’ion         Lat’in         lat’ten
e mer’sion        im mer’sion       con’cert       con’sort
for’mer ly        form’ally         cor’nice       Corn’ish
pass’a ble        pas’si ble        hal’low        halo
pe ti’tion        par ti’tion       rel’ic         rel’ict
com’i ty          com mit’tee       or’der         ord’ure
dep ra va’tion    dep ri va’tion    fa’ther        far’ther
ve rac’i ty       vo rac’i ty       plaint’iff     plaint’ive
sta’tion a ry     sta’tion er y     pa’tience      pa’tients

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Teaching Spelling – Words nearly alike in Sound

Lesson 204.
Words nearly alike in Sound, to be carefully distinguished.
as say’      es say’        ep’ic        ep’och
de cease’    dis ease’      bea’con      beck’on
de scent’    dis sent’      coffin       cough’ing
de vice’     de vise’       grist’ly     gris’ly
huz za’      hus sar’       di’vers      di’verse
in tense’    in tents’      cho’ral      cor’al
a loud’      al lowed’      gant’let     gaunt’let
im merse’    a merce’       mu’sic       mu’cic
af fect’     ef fect’       rad’ish      red’dish
e lude’      al lude’       sculp’tor    sculpt’ure
Cas’tile     cast’-steel    hum’ble      um’bel

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Spelling – Words sometimes incorrectly pronounced alike
Lesson 203.
Words sometimes incorrectly pronounced alike, but which should be
carefully discriminated.
line      loin      creek    crick    sex       sects
loam      loom      pint     point    yon       yawn
lose      loose     sat      sot      least     lest
morn      mourn     phase    face     scrawl    scroll
rout      route     laud     lord     tents     tense
stalk     stock     east     yeast    with      withe
can       ken       dawn     don      close     clothes
blanch    blench    dose     doze     coarse    corse
want      wont      wen      when     white     wight
wax       whacks    alms     arms     moor      more

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Teaching Spelling – Words frequently mispronounced, or improperly accented.

Lesson 198.
Words frequently mispronounced, or improperly accented.
in’nate       chol’er ic      se’cre to ry
ter’mites     gon’fa lon      dec’re to ry
way’lay       cen’tu ple      ex’ple to ry
slaugh’ter    re’tro cede     con sis’to ry
frag’ile      nu’cle us       pre cep’to ry
car’riage     cen’tau ry      rep’er to ry
thor’ough     co quet’ry      chi rur’ger y
sched’ule     sto mach’ic     sperm a ce’ti
grand’eur     in’ter stice    pan e gyr’ist
hir sute’     ce ram’ic       pan’e gy rize
ben’zine      re volt’ing     mel lif’lu ous

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Lesson 184. Words in which 0 is sometimes mispronounced. holm     tro’phy      mon’as ter y
yolk     on’ly        proc’u ra tor
scoff    mon’grel     mi cros’co py
nonce    be troth’    drom’e da ry
cost     proc’ess     zo ol’o gy
won’t    doc’ile      al lop’a thy
wont     prov’ost     au tom’a ton
shone    grov’e1      hy drop’a thy
sloth    fore’head    La oc’o on
forge    joc’und      pho tog’ra phy
doth     don’key      in ter loc’u tor
 

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Lesson 183. Words in which the Sounds of I are often mispronounced. fu’tile      as pir’ant        ad ver tis’er
ar tiste’    in quir’y         tri syl’la ble
fi nesse’    sub sid’ence’     ka lei’do scope
stir’rup     chas’tise ment    ad ver’tise ment
sub’tile     di gres’sion      in ter ne’cine
chlo’rine    di men’sion       lar yn gi’tis
Al’pine      di plo’ma         mi rac’u lous
chi cane’    sim’o ny          in ci’so ry
cui sine’    crin’o line       vi vip’a rous
li’lac       par’a digm        is o la’tion
vic’ar       e chi’nus         si mul ta’ne ous

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