Spelling list: Words ending in -rce

On the end of a word the /s/ sound after the letter r can sometimes be spelled ce.

farce A farce is a comedy play, very unlike real life.
force The Air Force uniform is blue.
fierce The tiger killed his keeper in a fierce attack.
pierce Pierce the lid before cooking.
scarce Wild pandas are now very scarce.
resource The country's vast oil fields are their best resource.
coerce To coerce is to force someone to act against their will.
commerce Commerce between countries is important.
divorce Mike wants to divorce his wife.

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Learn about these words in Unit 20. Soft c: ce, ci, cy

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