Spelling list: The -tious ending

In these words the sound /sh´s/ is spelled tious.

Learn about these words in Unit 30. Words with ci and ti e.g. ancient, special, initial, gracious

translate:
infectious She had an infectious disease. *
ambitious The company set some very ambitious goals for the year.
bumptious Her boyfriend was bumptious.
cautious Be very cautious when driving at night.
conscientious The doctor was conscientious in his work.
contentious The referee's decision was contentious.
facetious
fictitious
flirtatious
fractious
nutritious
ostentatious
pretentious
repetitious
scrumptious
seditious
superstitious
surreptitious

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