Spelling list: The ending uous

All these adjectives end in uous.

translate:
conspicuous Her coat was conspicuous in the crowd.
contemptuous She gave her father a contemptuous look.
continuous The assessment of your work will be continuous.
deciduous Oak trees are deciduous.
impetuous
incongruous
innocuous There was an innocuous smell. *
promiscuous
sensuous
sumptuous
superfluous
tempestuous
tenuous
tortuous
tumultuous
virtuous

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Learn about these words in Unit 29. Word ending: -ous

* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.


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