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Nouns ending in -ant

In these words the weak vowel sound in the final syllable is spelled with the letter a. There are many words ending in -ant. Here are just a few.

accountant
We are looking for an accountant.
applicant
The course needed one more applicant.
assistant
The shop assistant was unhelpful and rude.
attendant
When I entered the store, I was greeted by an attendant.
consultant
I decided to see a consultant.
defendant
The judge exhibited clemency towards the defendant.
deodorant
Wearing deodorant prevents body odor.
descendant
He was the descendant of a famous politician.
disinfectant
Mum used disinfectant to clean the bathroom.
elephant
A male elephant is called a bull.
entrant
Emily was the first entrant in the competition.
inhabitant
The island only had one inhabitant.
occupant
The next door house has a new occupant.
restaurant
The food served at the restaurant was delicious.
sergeant
The sergeant barked orders at the new recruits.
stimulant
Her new shampoo was supposedly a stimulant for hair growth.
tenant
The tenant hadn't paid his rent yet.
tyrant
The powerful leader was a tyrant.

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Learn about these words in Unit 33. Word endings: -ant, -ent, -ance, -ence

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Other lists from Unit 33. Word endings: -ant, -ent, -ance, -ence

The suffix -ment
Adjectives ending in -ant
Adjectives ending in -ent
Nouns ending in -ent
-ance words, Set 1
-ance words, Set 2
-ence words, Set 1
-ence words, Set 2
-ancy words
-ency words

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