Spelling list: Longer words with ss

Double the letter s after a short vowel.

across We had to wade across the stream.
address What is your new home address?
assess A test will assess how well you are doing.
asset The new player is a great asset to the team.
distress The ship sent out a distress signal.
fossil She found a fossil of a plant in the rock.
impress Dress smartly to impress the boss.
compress Compress means to make something smaller by pressing it.

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