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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 Containing Silent Letters
Lesson 220.
Words Containing Silent Letters
thought    hand’some     re doubt’     hec’a tomb
wreathe    vict’uals     re scind’     sci’o list
wreath     scis’sors     gneis’sose    co a lesce’
rhomb      schot’tish    be nign’      ap’a thegm
gnat       g’no’mon      cam paign’    di’a phragm
rogue’     for’eign      ar raign’     psy’chic al
gnaw       dough’ty      op pugn’      sac’cha rine
gnash      haugh’ty      re sign’      rheu mat’ic
gnarl      chron’ic      de light’     rhap’so dy
gnome      daugh’ter     ex pugn’      rhet’o ric
phlegm     ghast’ly      af fright’    ca tarrh’al

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Spelling – Words which require Care in Spelling
Lesson 219.
Words which require Care in Spelling.
risk      coup’le      wry’ness    ve’hi cle
wrist     cup’board    ri’ot       typ’ic al
shred     cho’rus      ly’rist     ob’sta cle
dread     po’rous      li’vre      pro’to col
scheme    hill’y       ten’on      mys’tic al
chief     lil’y        pen’non     mis’ti ness
siege     san’dal      ros’trum    rec’re ant
seat      can’dle      phan’tom    reck’on er
seethe    nu’tant      fan’ion     wretch’ed ly
keyed     neu’ter      ver’sion    of’fi cer
tweed     nui’sance    ter’tian    oph’i cleide

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Teaching Spelling – Words frequently mispronounced, or improperly accented.

Lesson 198.
Words frequently mispronounced, or improperly accented.
in’nate       chol’er ic      se’cre to ry
ter’mites     gon’fa lon      dec’re to ry
way’lay       cen’tu ple      ex’ple to ry
slaugh’ter    re’tro cede     con sis’to ry
frag’ile      nu’cle us       pre cep’to ry
car’riage     cen’tau ry      rep’er to ry
thor’ough     co quet’ry      chi rur’ger y
sched’ule     sto mach’ic     sperm a ce’ti
grand’eur     in’ter stice    pan e gyr’ist
hir sute’     ce ram’ic       pan’e gy rize
ben’zine      re volt’ing     mel lif’lu ous

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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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