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Study the word list: 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.

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accountant
I have an accountant to do my tax forms.
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 defendant pleaded not guilty.
deodorant
Deodorant keeps you smelling fresh!
descendant
Some think that man is the descendant of apes.
disinfectant
Mum used disinfectant to clean the bathroom.
elephant
Young elephants are called calves.
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
We all love to go to the restaurant. *
sergeant
The sergeant barked orders at the new recruits. *
stimulant
Drugs that speed up the brain and make you more alert are known as stimulants. *
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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