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-ance words, Set 1

In these words the weak vowel sound in the final syllable is spelled with the letter a. These are just a few of the many words ending in -ance.

There is an abundance of apples in the orchard.
He was an acquaintance of mine in high school.
A child's allowance should not be too generous.
His manner conveyed a great deal of arrogance.
Would you like my assistance while you shop?
They protested in defiance of the law.
To win a trophy a team has to show dominance.
The palace was full of extravagance.
The flowers had a wonderful fragrance.
The manager showed ignorance towards his employees.
Decline means to come to an end or lose importance.
To get along with people you must show tolerance.
They sat in the radiance of the sun.
His statement had no relevance to this discussion.
There was a reluctance to protest.
Repentance is the foundation of Christianity.
A rebellion is open, organized, and armed resistance to a government or ruler.
The conventional significance level accepted is five percent.
To get along with people you must show tolerance.
The security guard watched with vigilance.

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

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