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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.

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

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

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abundance
acquaintance
allowance
arrogance
assistance
defiance
dominance
extravagance
fragrance
ignorance
importance
tolerance
radiance
relevance
reluctance
repentance
resistance
significance
tolerance
vigilance

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

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