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Study the word list: The -cious ending

In these words the sound /sh´s/ is spelled cious.

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delicious
The table was full of delicious food.
audacious
The explorer was audacious by nature.
auspicious
They hoped that their wedding would be an auspicious occasion.
atrocious
War leads to many atrocious events.
avaricious
The millionaire became avaricious.
conscious
She was conscious of what she said to her mother.
ferocious
The island was home to a ferocious beast. *
gracious
She was a gracious loser. *
luscious

judicious

malicious

officious

precious
The cave was filled with precious stones. *
precocious

pugnacious

spacious

suspicious
There was a suspicious bulge in the thief's pocket.
vicious
The dog was vicious. *
vivacious

voracious

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Learn about these words in Unit 30. Words with ci and ti e.g. ancient, special, initial, gracious

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