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ow - longer words

To spell the sound /ou/ before the endings el and er use ow. At the end of a word, or the end of a syllable, use ow.

cower
I cower in terror.
flower
There's a flower seller at the station.
power
It won't work if you don't switch on the power.
shower
I have a shower after football training.
tower
The tower was a unique construction.
towel
The baby was wrapped in a towel.
trowel
We use a trowel to put the cement on the bricks.
vowel
This course teaches you about vowels.
allow
The council won't allow any more houses here.
endow
A rich business man will endow our new town library.
eyebrow
She can raise one eyebrow at a time.
coward
He was considered to be a coward by his comrades.
powder
How much curry powder shall I use?
rowdy
His rowdy drunken shouting made us very angry.

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Learn about these words in Unit 15. Spelling choices for /ou/ sound: ou, ow

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