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multi-syllable words ending in -ate but the last syllable is shortened to it .

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delicate
The fabric of the old silk dress was very delicate. *
accurate
The witness gave an accurate description of the thief. *
duplicate
I will make a duplicate on the photocopier. *
pirate
The pirate pulled a dagger from his belt.
chocolate
I love chocolate mousse.
separate
Can you separate those fighting dogs?
private
Do not read my private mail.
immediate
Please give this task your immediate attention.
climate
The Malaysian climate is quite humid.
considerate
She was a considerate young lady.
certificate
The college awarded me a certificate.
illiterate
An illiterate person cannot read or write.
affectionate
He's a very affectionate child.
desperate
I'm desperate for a long cold drink.

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