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Study the word list: Words ending in stle

The /s l/ sound at the end of a word is usually spelled stle. The letter t is silent.

castle The castle was under siege.
nestle The puppy can nestle down in its new bed.
bristle The broom had one broken bristle.
thistle Thistle plants were growing among the corn.
gristle The joint of meat had lots of gristle.
whistle The referee blew his whistle at the end of the game.
jostle To jostle is to push past people using your elbows.
bustle I could barely move for the bustle of the street.
wrestle The policeman will wrestle the burglar to the ground. *

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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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