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Before the letter y the sound /s/ can be spelled with the letter c.

cyanide Cyanide is a dangerous poison.
cyclone The cyclone destroyed the house.
cylinder The sculpture was made from a concrete cylinder.
cynic Stanley became a cynic in his old age.
emergency We called the emergency services.
fancy What do you fancy for dinner?
mercy He begged for mercy.
policy The government policy is to build more houses.
agency She worked for a government agency.
decency I wish he the decency to tell the truth.
privacy The paparazzi didn't care about the celebrity's privacy.
pregnancy A pregnancy usually lasts nine months.
urgency The main road must be repaired with great urgency.
accuracy He shot the target with great accuracy.
efficiency The factory improved its efficiency.

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cyanide
cyclone
cylinder
cynic
emergency
fancy
mercy
policy
agency
decency
privacy
pregnancy
urgency
accuracy
efficiency

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