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Words ending in cle

The /k l/ sound at the end of a word can spelled cle, especially if the word has more than two syllables.

circle
I have a wide circle of friends.
cycle
I prefer to cycle to work rather than going by bus.
treacle
Would you like some treacle tart?
uncle
Uncle Bill is my closest relative.
article
James wrote an article for the college magazine.
icicle
An icicle hung on the window ledge.
particle
A particle is a tiny fragment such as a speck of dust.
cubicle
Lucy changed her clothes in the cubicle.
vehicle
My car is a reliable vehicle.
miracle
It was a miracle that he was not hurt.
obstacle
The obstacle race was great fun.
pinnacle
She had reached the pinnacle of her career.
spectacle
The fireworks were a wonderful spectacle.
tentacle
The monster waved its tentacle.

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Learn about these words in Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol

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