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From a study commissioned by the TV channel Nick Jr UK to celebrate the launch of the children s literacy show Wallykazam!

embarrassment Jane went red with embarrassment when she fell over.
fluorescent The light in the garage is a fluorescent strip.
accommodate I am sorry I can't accommodate you in my hotel.
psychiatrist The psychiatrist worked at the hospital.
occasionally When I drive I occasionally use an atlas.
necessary Is it necessary to learn to spell properly?
questionnaire Please complete the questionnaire.
mischievous He is not malicious, just a little mischievous.
rhythm James plays rhythm guitar.
minuscule The head of an ant is minuscule.
conscience My conscience is completely clear.
xylophone Hugh sometimes plays the xylophone for fun.
pronunciation Correct pronunciation of words is essential.
graffiti Banksy is a famous graffiti artist and political activist.
millennium A span of one thousand years is known as a millennium.
occurrence Let's hope this isn't a regular occurrence.
exhilarate A good walk on the moors will exhilarate and refresh you.
restaurant We all love to go to the restaurant.
accessory The gold necklace was her finest accessory.
guarantee My new laptop has a three year guarantee.

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embarrassment
fluorescent
accommodate
psychiatrist
occasionally
necessary
questionnaire
mischievous
rhythm
minuscule
conscience
xylophone
pronunciation
graffiti
millennium
occurrence
exhilarate
restaurant
accessory
guarantee

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