Spelling list: ought and aught words

The letters oughtand aught can be used to spell the sound /ort/.

bought He bought me a huge bunch of flowers.
brought The lost child was brought back home.
thought I thought you'd be ready by now.
sought They sought the escaped prisoner.
nought Nought means nothing. (US spelling: naught).
caught The thief was caught in the act.
fraught Fraught means upset and worried.
distraught Lily was distraught at losing her pet kitten.
naughty Put that naughty child to bed early.
haughty A haughty person thinks a lot of herself.
daughter Our daughter has fair hair.
slaughter The army tried to stop the slaughter.

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Learn about these words in Unit 17. ough and augh words

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