Spelling the word endings ous and us

Add the suffix ous to the root word and type the answer.

British spellings are used for the root words humour and vigour.
The American spellings are:   humor   vigor
To review these differences, look back at Unit 25 page 5.

Add the suffix to the root word

Type the answer

nerve + ous =
victory + ous =
continue + ous =
humour + ous =
ridicule + ous =
luxury + ous =
mystery + ous =
vigour + ous =
industry + ous =
envy + ous =


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Unit 29: Spelling the endings -ous and -us

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