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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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Lesson 186. Words in which U is sometimes mispronounced. tulle      col’umn           in au’gu rate
joust      sut’ure           ce ru’le an
guide      pup’pet           vi tu’per ate
yours      su’mac            ac cu’mu late
ghoul      ful’some          co ad ju’tor
gi’aour    con’duit          pu’pil la ry
de but     cu’cum ber        in’sti tute
duc’at     tru’cu lent       eu re’ka
U’lan      con nois seur’    cae su’ra
sup’ple    ju’gu lar         con’sti tute
du’ty      nu’mer ous        tour’na ment

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Lesson 182. Words in which the Sounds of I are often mispronounced. rid       ti rade’      py ri’tes
vive      ton tine’     fa ri’na
rinse     bro’mine      mar’i time
shire     li’chen       pi a’no
width     ob lique’     vir’u lent
si’ren    vis’count     cyn’o sure
ti’ny     vi’rile       is’o late
li’en     spike’nard    vol’a tile
an’ile    trib’une      en fran’chise
ei’der    qui’nine,     de ci’sive,
tri’o     di late’      pu’er ile

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Lesson 181. Words in which the Sounds of I are often mispronounced. fi’nite      mer’can tile    pa ri’e tal
pro’file     pi az’za        rec i ta tive’
de bris’     he gi’ra        an ni’hi late
A’pril       de cli’vous     cal li’o pe
fi nanec’    O ri’on         he li’ac al
ox’ide       i tal’ic        zo di’ac al
ar’chives    ho ri’zon       i soch’ro nous
vis’or       si’ne cure      men in gi’tis
sir’up       so ri’tes       ma ni’ac al
bas tile’    bron chi’tis    scar la ti’na
rib’ald      trip’ar tite    i so therm’al

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Lesson 178.  Words in which the Sounds of E are often mispronounced. ei’ther     eq’ui ty       leg’end a ry
pre’cept    ten’a ble      ab ste’mi ous
weap’on     e’go tism      a me’na ble
prel’ate    ter’ra pin     a pe’ri ent
yel’low     al le’gro      ste’re o type
ven due’    in her’ent     sac ri le’gious
for get’    le’ni ent      be nef’i cent
stead’y     yes’ter day    a men’i ty
en’gine     e’qua ble      e le’gi ac
ket’tle     pe’o ny        hy men e’al
treb’le     e’qui poise    em py re’an
 

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