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Spelling – Synonyms – Same Meaning

Lesson 201.

The words opposite one another in the lines have nearly the same meaning,
and are called Synonyms.
au’thor ize     com mis’sion    em pow’er
ap par’ent      ob’vi ous       ev’i dent
ac cord’ant     con’so nant     a gree’ing
de port’ment    de mean’or      be hav’ior
di dac’tic      pre cep’tive    in struc’ive
fla gi’tious    a tro’cious     out ra’geous
ad her’ent      par’ti san      fol’low er
in’di gence     pen’u ry        pov’er ty
syc’o phant     par’a site      flat’ter er
har’bin ger     pre cur’sor     fore run’ner

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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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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.

Spelling Words Spelling Practice

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Lesson 171.


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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Lesson 173.

Words spelled alike, whose Pronunciation and Meaning differ.

mall, a public walk.                 scald, a poet.
mall, a mallet.                      sew’er (so’er), one who sews.
slough (sluf), a snake’s skin.       sew’er (su’er), a drain.
slough, a miry place.                court’e sy, civility.
wear, a dam in a river.              courte’sy, a slight bow.
wear, waste.                         slav’er, a slave ship.
min’ute (min’it), sixty seconds.     slav’er, spittle.
mi nute’, very small.                i’ron y (i’urn y), of iron.
hind’er, in the rear.                i’ron y, ridicule.
hin’der, to obstruct.                worst’ed, a kind of yarn.
scald, a burn.                       worst’ed, defeated.

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Lesson 172.

Words spelled alike, whose Pronunciation and Meaning differ.

aye, always.                  conjure, to enchant.
aye, an affirmative vote.     bow, a weapon.
chose, did choose.            bow, part of a ship.
chose, a thing; a chattel.    chap, a boy.
bass, a term in music.        chap, the jaw.
bass, a fish.                 gout, a disease.
conjure’, to implore.         gout, taste; relish.

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