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Study the word list: Words ending in re

Another way of spelling the weak vowel ending is with the letters re. Please note: these words have the British English spelling.

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calibre British English spelling
We employ people of the best calibre.
centre British English spelling
They found themselves in the centre of a storm.
centimetre British English spelling
The measurement was one centimetre out.
metre British English spelling
He ran the 100 metres in 9.8 seconds.
millimetre British English spelling
The car was a millimetre away from hitting the wall. *
litre British English spelling
This flask holds one litre of juice.
fibre British English spelling
We need fibre for a healthy diet.
lustre British English spelling
These pearls have a beautiful lustre.
manoeuvre British English spelling
I played the winning manoeuvre in our chess game.
meagre British English spelling
They exist on a meagre diet of rice.
sabre British English spelling
A sabre is a curved sword.
sceptre British English spelling
In the portrait the king holds a sceptre.
sombre British English spelling
The mood at the funeral was sombre.
spectre British English spelling
Spectre is another word for ghost.

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Learn about these words in Unit 25. Word endings: -er, -ar, -or, -our, re, a and -ery, -ary

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