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Study the word list: cei words

The spelling rule i before e except after c works MOST of the time but not always. This list shows many of the cei words that DO obey the rule.

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ceiling She has painted the ceiling dark red.
receipt Pay the bill and ask for a receipt.
receive Did you receive my last letter?
deceive The liar tried to deceive me.
conceive I can't conceive a new idea.
perceive I perceive no other option.
deceit The criminal was a master of deceit.
conceited A conceited man thinks he's the best.

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