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In longer words, use oi in the middle of a syllable. Use oy at the end of a word or the end of a syllable.

Word list: Longer oi and oy words

appoint We need to appoint someone for this job.
avoid We try to avoid walking through the park when it's dark.
moisture Humidity is the amount of moisture in the air.
ointment He needs ointment on his cut knee.
poison The label on the bottle says it is poison.
poisonous Not all snake bites are poisonous.
rejoice I will rejoice when the job is finally done.
tabloid I detest tabloid newspapers.
toilet The toilet was occupied.
turquoise Kelly loves the colour turquoise.
turmoil The long war caused great turmoil.
annoy My brother always tries to annoy me.
employ I'm hoping they will employ me as a chef.
enjoy Did you enjoy the party?
destroy He was trying to destroy the wasp nest.
loyal David has been a loyal friend for many years.
royal The royal family live in a palace.
soya I am allergic to soya products.
voyage Mary went on a voyage around the world.
oyster Don't eat an oyster unless it is fresh.

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