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Study the word list: Double consonants

Double consonants in the middle of a word mark the boundary of two syllables (sum-mer). A double consonant follows the short vowel (fitter).

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fitter
My New Year's resolution is to get fitter. *
hopping
The frog was hopping across the pond. *
stopping
The rubber band around his wrist was stopping his circulation.
swimming
In my leisure time I enjoy swimming.
accommodation
That accommodation was the best. *
address
Address the judge as 'Your Honour'.
beginning
My hair is beginning to go grey.
brilliant
I have a brilliant driving instructor.
difficult
The circular road was difficult to navigate.
embarrass
Don't embarrass me in front of my friends. *
exaggerate
You exaggerate all the time! *
luggage
Her luggage was very heavy. *
mammal
The blue whale is the larges mammal.
permitted
Only members are permitted to use the swimming pool. *
recommend
I recommend this course to home schoolers.
success
She was a great success as a rock singer.
atmosphere
The earth's atmosphere is one-fifth oxygen.
audible
She spoke so softly that she was barely audible.
beneath
The tourists stood beneath the arch.

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