Spelling list: de words

In the prefix de the long sound /e/ is spelled with just the letter e.

translate:
decent The fish was a decent size so we kept it.
defeat The team took the defeat very hard.
defend We will defend our country against attack.
degree It's ten degrees cooler today.
delete It might be best to delete the email.
delight Linda screamed with delight when she opened the present.
demand There is a great demand for tickets to the Olympics.
depend Can I depend on you to pick me up on time?
deserve Dean does not deserve to go to jail.

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Learn about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?


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