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de words

In the prefix de the long sound /e/ is spelled with just the letter e.

decent
The restaurant serves decent portions.
defeat
The team were dismayed by the defeat.
defend
The fox will attack a cat to defend her cubs.
degree
Valentine worked very hard to obtain her degree.
delete
I'll delete some emails to clear space in my folder.
delight
Linda screamed with delight when she opened the present.
demand
There is a great demand for tickets to the Olympics.
depend
I depend on my Mum to drive me to school.
deserve
She thought her friend didn't deserve the punishment.

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Learn about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

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a-e words - set 1
a-e words - set 2
ai words - set 1
ai words - set 2
ay words - set 1
ay words - set 2
ey words This list contains British English spellings
ei words This list contains American English spellings
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