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Spelling – Teaching Spelling – Spelling Word Lists

pipable

obesity

ossify

digit

nagging

cantonment

enculturate

tractile

ciguatera

prosody

minnow

elicitor

cumulus

greffier

spasmolytic

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Spelling – Words which require Care in Spelling
Lesson 214.
Words which require Care in Spelling.
which     stom’ach    re prieve’    in i’tial
ditich    sau’sage    con ceive’    of fi’cial
feud      word’y      de grade’     es sen’tial
sued      tur’gid     a fraid’      sol sti’tial
prude     ver’ger     pre pare’     a bun’dant
wooed     vir’tue     for bear’     de pend’ent
balk      leop’ard    bar’ter       in veigh’er
shawl     lep’er      tar’tar       be tray’er
guise     fam’ine     mar’tyr       di’a logue
sighs     gam’mon     suc ceed’     dy nam’ics
flies     salm’on     ac cede’      me chan ics

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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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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 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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