Spelling list: Words ending in ple

The /p´l/ sound at the end of a word is usually spelled ple.

apple The apple is ripe so pick it.
maple The maple leaf is a symbol of Canada.
steeple The village church has a tall steeple. *
cripple Debt can cripple a country's economy.
ripple There was a ripple in the water caused by my feet. *
ample He set off for his destination in ample time.
example Superlative is saying something is the best, worst, most or least, for example. *
simple Style is the vocabulary and language used; for example, formal or informal language, simple or complicated vocabulary. *
crumple Cars are designed to crumple in a collision.
couple There was an obvious attraction between the couple.
people Many people do not have sufficient food.
purple Mix red and blue to get purple.

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Learn about these words in Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol

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