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Study the word list: er - longer words

These words use the letters er to spell the sound /er/.

alert The driver was struggling to stay alert.
expert She was an expert in the field.
external The house had three external walls.
conserve We need to conserve our energy for the hike.
conversation They were deep in conversation.
dessert What would you like for dessert?
divert The police started to divert the traffic.
deter Good locks can deter vehicle theft.
deserve Linda thought that he did not deserve the sweets.
fertile Volcanic soil is very fertile.
permanent I'm hoping my job will be made permanent.
reserve Can we reserve our seats on this flight?
refer I will refer your complaint to my boss.
universe There are still many mysteries to the universe.
university She was awarded a degree at university.
terminal She has a terminal illness.
terminate Her contract will terminate after six months.

Learn more about these words in Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor

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alert
expert
external
conserve
conversation
dessert
divert
deter
deserve
fertile
permanent
reserve
refer
universe
university
terminal
terminate

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Other lists from Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor

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ir words
er and ear words This list contains British English spellings
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