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Spelling – Words which require Care in Spelling
Lesson 213.
Words which require Care in Spelling.
grief     do’ing        a byss’      hid’e ous
sheaf     stew’ing      a miss’      pre’vi ous
guile,    yeo’man       as sess’     im’pi ous
chyle     chlo’ral      ab’scess     a’que ous
rend      know’ing      sick’le      par’ti cle
wrench    go’ing        nick’el      crit’ic al
dearth    con dole’     tal’ents     dil’i gent
worth     con trol’     bal’ance     el’e gant
mirth     en roll’      si’lence     fal’li ble
earth     dis pel’      com peer’    prel’a cy
spurt     fore tell’    ad here’     jeal’ous y

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Spelling –
Lesson 212.
Words which require Care in Spelling.
scream    com’et      peb’ble    in ter cede’
screen    vom’it      reb’el     su per sede’
sheave    plum’met    sib’yl     col’o nize
sheet     sum’mit     spin’et    ad ver tise’
shield    ver’y       lin’net    par’a lyze
twirl     mer’ry      cam’el     se’cre cy
churl     bod’y       tram’mel   ec’sta sy
clerk     shod’dy     mam’mal    vac’il late
quirk     mud’dy      sev’en     fas’ci nate
fraud     stud’y      heav’en    co er’cion
broad     guin’ea     par’rot    de ter’sion
awe’d     nin’ny      clar’et    ex er’tion

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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 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 174. Words in which the letter A is often mispronounced. Some of the words in
this and succeeding lessons have two pronunciations, but in all cases the
preferable one is given.
 hearth    mam ma’       an’cient    fra’ter nize
grass     a slant’      la’va       com man dant’
slant     pa pa’        saun’ter    ti a’ra
gape      a las’        pal’frey    al ter’nate
gaunt     al’mond       rap’ine     af fla’tus
far       scath’less    dra’ma      hi a’tus
swathe    pag’eant      la’ma       ba na’na
lance     stal’wart     da’ta       sul ta’na
calm      aft’er        ma’gi       man da’mus
laugh     par’ent       pa’thos     oc ta’vo

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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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