Spelling list: Prefixes which change

When adding a prefix you sometimes have to drop or change a letter.

welcome You are welcome to give him my phone number.
welfare I care about the welfare of badly treated horses.
always My shoes are always shiny.
almost She is almost 90 years old. *
although Although I'm sick I'll still go to work.
impossible It's impossible to hear you.
import Is it against the law to import fresh meat?
impersonate I will call and impersonate my friend's voice.
illegal The traffic warden gave me a ticket for illegal parking.
illiterate An illiterate person cannot read or write.
immature The silly boys were acting in an immature manner. *
irresponsible It is irresponsible to drive so fast in a town.
irrelevant The judge said that the evidence was irrelevant.

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* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.

Learn about these words in Unit 23. Prefixes: when letters need changing.

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