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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 185. Words in which O is sometimes mispronounced. front’ier       ap ro pos’         ab do’men
plov’er         vo’ca ble          dis com’fit
a mour’         pos til’ion        court’e ous
hov’er          pre co’cious       pa rot’id
sur tout’       o’o lite           con do’lence
sloth’fu1       dol’or ous         cog no’men
Sou chong’      ca lor’ic          op po’nent
caout’choue     front’is piece     co ro’na
re volt’        prob’i ty          col’port eur
fort’night      pome gran’ate      po’ta ble
com’pass        sov’er eign        a ro’ma

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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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Lesson 177.
Sounds of A often mispronounced.
swath     pau’per      gra va’men     a men’
halve     ha’rem       to ma’to       gua’no
jean      pa sha’      sa’li ent      na’ive
catch     fac’et       pa’ri ah       har’ass
balm      fal’chion    far ra’go      sat’ire
groat     laugh’ter    tap’es try     jal’ap
trance    tar’iff      de ca’dence    e clat’
yea       ba salt’     a’re a         prai’rie
are       hur ra’      va ga’ry       ra’tion
shaft     ba ton’      cu’po la       Sal’ic
scared    quag’mire    cu ra’tor      ta’pis

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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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