Spelling list: ir and ear - longer words

These words use the letters ir or ear to spell the sound /er/.

translate:
affirm To affirm something is to declare it to be true.
confirm I'd like to confirm my booking.
infirm The old and infirm need much help.
circular We were diverted on a long circular route.
circulation This newspaper has a large circulation.
circuit He's the fastest round the circuit.
earnest Are you in earnest?
research Medical research will help cure more illnesses.

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Learn about these words in Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor


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