Spelling list: exc words

Even though xends with the /s/ sound, you still need the letter c in these words.

exceed It is an offence to exceed the speed limit.
excel David hopes to excel in his science exam.
excellent Jane and Jim are excellent dancers.
except I'll eat anything except bananas.
exception I'll make an exception and let you stay up late tonight.
excerpt I'm looking online for an excerpt from the film.
excess There was an excess of noise at the party.
excessive Excessive eating causes bad health.
excited The children are so excited about their first flight.
exciting Both halves of the game were exciting.

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

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