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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 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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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 179. Words in which the Sounds of E are often mispronounced. leant     pet’rel        cere’ment    les see’
dreamt    se’ries        lei’sure     me lee’
eyre      seam’stress    ef fete’     deaf’en
rear      steel’yard     en feoff’    rou’e
deaf      sex’ton        keel’son     e lite’
teat      fe’brile’      seck’eI      khe dive’
pert      fec’und        bes’tial     res’pite
tete      sen’na         fet’id       there’fore
feoff     ten’et         fe’tich      pref’ace
egg       tep’id         se’nile      tet’ter
yet       le’ver         he’lot       met’ric

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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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Spelling – Basic Spelling Rules – Doubling Final Consonants

If the word ends in one consonant preceeded by one vowel (beg) and
If the word is either one syllable (beg) or the accent ends on last syllable (refer) and
If the suffix begins with a vowel (ing) then

Double the final consonant (beg=begging, rot=rotting, refer=referring)

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