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English Language and Grammar - 'Adjectives, Nouns and Verbs - defined'
Adjectives – what are they?
Adjectives are used to modify nouns or pronouns. They are always near the noun or pronoun they are describing. They can be one word or a group of words. Adjectives can also be used with certain verbs (such as the verb "to be"). They are used to clarify the subject that is doing the action; adjectives are not used to clarify the verb. Adjectives are used to describe colour, material, shape, size, amount, price, quality, origin, personality, weight, temperature, weight, age, and direction.
There are 9 different adjective groups and the order of these adjectives is as follows:
When there are 2 or more adjectives that are from the same group "and" is placed between the 2 adjectives.
- The boat is green and red.
- The bookshop has old and new books.
When there are 3 or more adjectives from the same adjective group. Place a comma between each of the adjectives. A comma is not placed between an adjective and thenoun.
- We have a big, green, white and red boat on the canal.
- My friend lost a red, black and white scarf, if you find it please let me know.
Adjectives are placed before the noun. The form of the adjectives is the same for all types of nouns. Adjectives can be used with all forms of nouns.
Adjectives and Nouns
Usually, adjectives are placed before the noun. Adjectives are used to describe the noun.
- The little boy is cute.
- The black dog is very old.
2 or more adjectives can be used together to describe a noun.
- The big red bike outside is my new bike.
- I am going to take the long black tram to the town centre.
Nouns can be used as adjectives.
- Smokey, the cat likes his new cat igloo.
- Please close the pantry door.
When an article is used such as "a", "an" or "the", then the article is placed before the adverb.
What are comparative adjectives?
Comparative adjectives are used to compare the difference between 2 nouns, or a collective noun. Superlative adjectives are used to compare 3 or more nouns.
- The black boat is older than the white boat.
- My boat is bigger than his boat.
- The blue boat is more expensive than the green boat.
The Rules for using Comparative Adjectives
"Than" is usually used after the comparative adjective.
-er is added to the end of a 1-syllable adjective
- Cold - colder : The winter is colder than the summer.
- Small – smaller : The blue boat is smaller than the black boat.
- Tall – taller: Most jockeys are smaller than footballers.
-er is added to the end of an adjective with 2 syllables, if the word ends in -y.
- Early – earlier : I came home earlier than my husband.
- Happy – happier : I am happier now than I ever was.
- Crazy – crazier : You are crazier than me.
"More" or "less" is used for adjectives that have 2 syllables, if the word doesn't end in -y. Adjectives that end in -y, change the -y to i and add -ed.
- Honest - more honest : Policemen are more honest than criminals
- Difficult- more difficult : Yesterdays test was more difficult than today’s.
- Modern - more modern : Our generation is more modern than our parent’s generation.
"More" or "less" is used for adjectives that have 3 or more syllables
- Expensive - more expensive : My boat is less expensive than her boat.
- Comfortable - more comfortable : The green chair is more comfortable than the green settee.
Adjectives that end in -e, only -r is added to end of the adjective.
- Nice – nicer : This hotel is nicer than the last
- Safe – safer : Aeroplanes are safer than cars
Adjectives that end in with a consonant, vowel, consonant - the last consonant is doubled.
- Big –bigger : My boat is bigger than her boat.
- Hot –hotter : The summer is hotter than the winter.
The structure of comparative adjectives
There are two ways to form comparative adjectives, depending on the length of the adjective. Adjectives with 1 syllable or adjectives with 2 syllables if the word ends in -y, then -er is added to the end of the word. djectives ending in -y; change the -y to -i and add -er. Adjectives that end with a consonant, vowel, consonant - the last consonant is doubled and -er is added to the end of the adjective.
- cold - colder
- small – smaller
- tall – taller
- big –bigger
- hot -hotter
Adjectives with 3 more syllables, and words with 2 syllables that don't end in -y. The word "more" or "less" is placed before the adjective. Note: adjectives that end in -e, only -r is added to end of the adjective.
- Difficult- more difficult
- Modern - more modern
- Expensive - more expensive
- Difficult - more difficult
- Honest – more honest
"Than" is usually used after the comparative adjectives.
Superlative adjectives are used to compare at least 3 things or 3 groups of things. Superlative adjectives state that something is the most and there cannot be anymore or that something is the least and there cannot be any less.
- She is the smallest pupil in her class.
- The boat at the last mooring is the latest.
"The" is usually used before the superlative adjective.
- We have the biggest narrow boat on the part of the canal.
- He is the tallest pupil in the class.
Superlative Adjectives - Formation
There are two ways to form superlative adjectives, depending on the length of the adjective. The number of syllables the adjectives contain determines if -est is added to the end of the adjective, or if "most" or "least" is added before the adjective.
English Superlative Adjectives Rules
-est is added to the end of a 1-syllable adjective
- Cold – coldest : Last winter was the coldest, that I could remember.
- Small – smallest : The blue boat is the smallest boat in the marina.
- Tall – tallest : I am the tallest in my family.
2 syllable adjectives the -y is change to -i. and add -est to the end of an adjective
- Early – earliest : Today is the earliest that I came home all week
- Happy – happiest : She is the happiest I have seen her for a long time
- Crazy – craziest : I have the craziest dog in the world.
"most" or "least" are used for adjectives that have 2 or more syllables and don't end in –y
- Honest - most honest : She is the most honest person that I know
- Modern - more modern : She is more modern than her sister.
"most" and "least" are used for adjectives that contain 3 or more syllables
- Expensive - most expensive : She wore the most expensive dress in the world.
- Difficult - most difficult : This is the most difficult decision I have ever had to make.
- Comfortable - most comfortable : This is the most comfortable I have been.
Adjectives ending in -e, only -r is added to end of the adjective.
- Nice –nicest : you are the nicest family I have ever met.
- Safe –safest : This is the safest house in the street.
Adjectives that end in a consonant, vowel, consonant - the last consonant is doubled and -est is added to the end of the adjective.
- Big –biggest : My boat is the biggest in the marina.
- Fat- fattest : He was the fattest man in the world.
- Hot –hottest : Last summer was the hottest summer for a while
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List of Adjectives (not comprehensive)
Aback, abaft, abandoned, abashed, aberrant, abhorrent, abiding, abject, ablaze, able, abnormal, aboard, aboriginal, abortive, abounding, abrasive, abrupt, absent, absorbed, absorbing, abstracted, absurd, abundant, abusive, acceptable, accessible, accidental, accurate, acid, acidic, acoustic, acrid, actually, ad hoc, adamant, adaptable, addicted, adhesive, adjoining, adorable, adventurous, afraid, aggressive, agonizing, agreeable,
ahead, ajar, alcoholic, alert, alike, alive, alleged, alluring, aloof, amazing, ambiguous,
ambitious, amuck, amused, amusing, ancient, angry, animated, annoyed, annoying, anxious, apathetic, aquatic, aromatic, arrogant, ashamed, aspiring, assorted, astonishing, attractive, auspicious, automatic, available, average, awake, aware, awesome, awful, axiomatic
Bad, barbarous, bashful, bawdy, beautiful, befitting, belligerent, beneficial, bent, berserk, best, better, bewildered, big, billowy, bite-sized, bitter, bizarre, black, black-and-white, bloody, blue, blue-eyed, blushing, boiling, boorish, bored, boring, bouncy, boundless, brainy, brash, brave, brawny, breakable, breezy, brief, bright, bright, broad, broken, brown, bumpy, burly, bustling, busy
Cagey, calculating, callous, calm, capable, capricious, careful, careless, caring, cautious, ceaseless, certain, changeable, charming, cheap, cheerful, chemical, chief, childlike, chilly, chivalrous, chubby, chunky, clammy, classy, clean, clear, clever, cloistered, cloudy, closed, clumsy, cluttered, coherent, cold, colourful, colossal, combative, comfortable, common, complete, complex, concerned, condemned, confused, conscious, cooing, cool, cooperative,
coordinated, courageous, cowardly, crabby, craven, crazy, creepy, crooked, crowded, cruel,
cuddly, cultured, cumbersome, curious, curly, curved, curvy, cut, cute, cute, cynical.
Daffy, daily, damaged, damaging, damp, dangerous, dapper, dark, dashing, dazzling, dead,
deadpan, deafening, dear, debonair, decisive, decorous, deep, deeply, defeated, defective,
defiant, delicate, delicious, delightful, demonic, delirious, dependent, depressed, deranged,
descriptive, deserted, detailed, determined, devilish, didactic, different, difficult, diligent, direful, dirty, disagreeable, disastrous, discreet, disgusted, disgusting, disillusioned, dispensable, distinct, disturbed, divergent, dizzy, domineering, doubtful, drab, draconian,
dramatic, dreary, drunk, dry, dull, dusty, dusty, dynamic, dysfunctional.
Eager, early, ear-splitting, earthy, easy, eatable, economic, educated, efficacious, efficient,
eight, elastic, elated, elderly, electric, elegant, elfin, elite, embarrassed, eminent, empty, enchanted, enchanting, encouraging, endurable, energetic, enormous, entertaining, enthusiastic, envious, equable, equal, erect, erratic, ethereal, evanescent, evasive, even, excellent, excited, exciting, exclusive, exotic, expensive, extra-large, extra-small, exuberant,
Fabulous, faded, faint, fair, faithful, fallacious, false, familiar, famous, fanatical, fancy, fantastic, far, far-flung, fascinated, fast, fat, faulty, fearful, fearless, feeble, feigned, female, fertile, festive, few, fierce, filthy, fine, finicky, first, five, fixed, flagrant, flaky, flashy, flat, flawless, flimsy, flippant, flowery, fluffy, fluttering, foamy, foolish, foregoing, forgetful, fortunate, four, frail, fragile, frantic, free, freezing, frequent, fresh, fretful, friendly, frightened, frightening, full, fumbling, functional, funny, furry, furtive, future, futuristic, fuzzy.
Gabby, gainful, gamy, gaping, garrulous, gaudy, general, gentle, giant, giddy, gifted, gigantic,
glamorous, gleaming, glib, glistening, glorious, glossy, godly, good, goofy, gorgeous, graceful,
grandiose, grateful, gratis, grey, greasy, great, greedy, green, grey, grieving, groovy, grotesque, grouchy, grubby, gruesome, grumpy, guarded, guiltless, gullible, gusty, guttural,
Habitual, half, hallowed, halting, handsome, handsomely, handy, hanging, hapless, happy,
hard, hard-to-find, harmonious, harsh, hateful, heady, healthy, heartbreaking, heavenly, heavy, hellish, helpful, helpless, hesitant, hideous, high, highfalutin, high-pitched, hilarious, hissing, historical, holistic, hollow, homeless, homely, honourable, horrible, hospitable, hot, huge, hulking, humdrum, humorous, hungry, hurried, hurt, hushed, husky, hypnotic, hysterical.
Icky, icy, idiotic, ignorant, ill, illegal, ill-fated, ill-informed, illustrious, imaginary, immense, imminent, impartial, imperfect, impolite, important, imported, impossible, incandescent, incompetent, inconclusive, industrious, incredible, inexpensive, infamous, innate, innocent,
inquisitive, insidious, instinctive, intelligent, interesting, internal, invincible, irate, irritating, itchy.
Kaput, keen, kind, kind-hearted, kindly, knotty, knowing, knowledgeable, known.
Laboured, lackadaisical, lacking, lame, lamentable, languid, large, last, late, laughable, lavish, lazy, lean, learned, left, legal, lethal, level, lewd, light, like, likeable, limping, literate, little, lively, lively, living, lonely, long, longing, long-term, loose, lopsided, loud, loutish, lovely, loving, low, lowly, lucky, ludicrous, lumpy, lush, luxuriant, lying, lyrical.
Macabre, macho, maddening, madly, magenta, magical, magnificent, majestic, makeshift, male, malicious, mammoth, maniacal, many, marked, massive, married, marvellous, material, materialistic, mature, mean, measly, meaty, medical, meek, mellow, melodic, melted, merciful, mere, messy, mighty, military, milky, mindless, miniature, minor, miscreant, misty, mixed, moaning, modern, mouldy, momentous, motionless, mountainous, muddled, mundane, murky, mushy, mute, mysterious.
Naïve, nappy, narrow, nasty, natural, naughty, nauseating, near, neat, nebulous, necessary, needless, needy, neighbourly, nervous, new, next, nice, nifty, nimble, nine, nippy, noiseless,
noisy, nonchalant, nondescript, non-stop, normal, nostalgic, nosy, noxious, null, numberless, numerous, nutritious, nutty.
Obedient, obeisant, obese, obnoxious, obscene, obsequious, observant, obsolete, obtainable, oceanic, odd, offbeat, old, old-fashioned, omniscient, one, onerous, open, opposite, optimal, orange, ordinary, organic, ossified, outgoing, outrageous, outstanding, oval, overconfident,
overjoyed, overrated, overt, overwrought.
Painful, painstaking, pale, paltry, panicky, panoramic, parallel, parched, parsimonious, past, pastoral, pathetic, peaceful, penitent, perfect, periodic, permissible, perpetual, petite, petite, phobic, physical, picayune, pink, piquant, placid, plain, plant, plastic, plausible, pleasant, plucky, pointless, poised, polite, political, poor, possessive, possible, powerful, precious, premium, present, pretty, previous, pricey, prickly, private, probable, productive, profuse, protective, proud, psychedelic, psychotic, public, puffy, pumped, puny, purple, purring, pushy,
Quack, quaint, quarrelsome, questionable, quick, quickest, quiet, quirky, quixotic, and quizzical.
Rabid, racial, ragged, rainy, rambunctious, rampant, rapid, rare, raspy, ratty, ready, real, rebel, receptive, recondite, red, redundant, reflective, regular, relieved, remarkable, reminiscent, repulsive, resolute, resonant, responsible, rhetorical, rich, right, righteous, rightful, rigid, ripe, ritzy, roasted, robust, romantic, roomy, rotten, rough, round, royal, ruddy, rude, rural, rustic, ruthless.
Sable, sad, safe, salty, same, sassy, satisfying, savoury, scandalous, scarce, scared, scary,
scattered, scientific, scintillating, scrawny, screeching, second, second-hand, secret, secretive, sedate, seemly, selective, selfish, separate, serious, shaggy, shaky, shallow, sharp, shiny, shivering, shocking, short, shrill, shut, shy, sick, silent, silent, silky, silly, simple, simplistic, sincere, six, skilful, skinny, sleepy, slim, slimy, slippery, sloppy, slow, small, smart,
smelly, smiling, smoggy, smooth, sneaky, snobbish, snotty, soft, soggy, solid, sombre, sophisticated, sordid, sore, sour, sparkling, special, spectacular, spicy, spiffy, spiky, spiritual,
spiteful, splendid, spooky, spotless, spotted, spotty, spurious, squalid, square, squealing,
squeamish, staking, stale, standing, statuesque, steadfast, steady, steep, stereotyped, sticky, stiff, stimulating, stingy, stormy, straight, strange, striped, strong, stupendous, stupid, sturdy, subdued, subsequent, substantial, successful, succinct, sudden, sulky, super, superb, superficial, supreme, swanky, sweet, sweltering, swift, symptomatic, synonymous.
Taboo, tacit, tacky, talented, tall, tame, tan, tangible, tangy, tart, tasteful, tasteless, tasty, tawdry, tearful, tedious, teeny, teeny-tiny, telling, temporary, ten, tender, tense, tense, tenuous, terrible, terrific, tested, testy, thankful, therapeutic, thick, thin, thinkable, third, thirsty, thirsty, thoughtful, thoughtless, threatening, three, thundering, tidy, tight, tight-fisted, tiny, tired, tiresome, toothsome, torpid, tough, towering, tranquil, trashy, tremendous, tricky, trite,
troubled, truculent, true, truthful, two, typical.
Ubiquitous, ugliest, ugly, ultra, unable, unaccountable, unadvised, unarmed, unbecoming, unbiased, uncovered, understood, undesirable, unequal, unequalled, uneven, unhealthy, uninterested, unique, unkempt, unknown, unnatural, unruly, unsightly, unsuitable, untidy, unused, unusual, unwieldy, unwritten, upbeat, uppity, upset, uptight, used, useful, useless, utopian, utter, uttermost.
Vacuous, vagabond, vague, valuable, various, vast, vengeful, venomous, verdant, versed,
victorious, vigorous, violent, violet, vivacious, voiceless, volatile, voracious, vulgar.
Wacky, waggish, waiting, wakeful, wandering, wanting, warlike, warm, wary, wasteful, watery, weak, wealthy, weary, well-groomed, well-made, well-off, well-to-do, wet, whimsical, whispering, white, whole, wholesale, wicked, wide, wide-eyed, wiggly, wild, willing, windy, wiry, wise, wistful, witty, woebegone, womanly, wonderful, wooden, woozy, workable, worried, worthless, wrathful, wretched, wrong, wry.
Yellow, yielding, young, youthful, and yummy.
Zany, zealous, zesty, zippy, zonked.
Adjectives and Verbs
Verbs are the most important part of speech in the English language. Verbs do a lot of work in the English language. Some are busy action verbs; others are modest helping or linking verbs. No matter what kind they are, verbs keep the English language movin' and shakin'. Action verbs tell what a person, animal or thing can do or be. Verbs also use rules for telling when something happened - in the past, the present, or the future. Being Verbs tell about something in a state of being. A noun or pronoun does not always take action. Helping verbs do not stand alone or express action. They are part of verb phrases that "help" the main verb. Helping verbs define the tense (past, present, future) or change the meaning of the main verb. Linking verbs do not show action. Instead, they connect nouns and pronouns to other information in the sentence. Irregular Verbs are verbs that don't follow the rules for changing tense.
How are adjectives used with verbs?
Sometimes the adjective is placed after a verb especially if the verb is a "linking verb". Adjectives don't describe the verb. Adjectives describe the subject that is performing the action:
- The book looks good.
- Your picture looks great. Where did you get your picture?
- The boys play football all the time.
When you use an adjective and a verb together the adjective comes after the verb. Sometimes one adjective is not enough to describe the noun or the subject that is performing the action so 2 or more adjectives can be used together.
When do you use an adjective or an adverb? Do I need to define the verb or the sentence? Do I need to define the subject that is performing the action?
Be careful how you use adjectives such as interesting, beautiful, great, wonderful, or exciting. These and many other adjectives tend to be overused adding little definition to a sentence. You can demonstrate what you are talking about by creatively using verbs, nouns and a few well-chosen adjectives.
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List of nouns (not comprehensive)
Able, able, account, achieve, acoustics, act, action, activity, actor, addition, adjustment, advertisement, advice, aftermath, afternoon, after-thought, agreement, air, airplane, airport, alarm, amount, amusement, anger, angle, animal, answer, ant, ants, apparatus, apparel, apple, apples, appliance, approval, arch, argument, arithmetic, arm, army, art, attack, attempt, attention, attraction, aunt, authority.
Babies, baby, back, badge, bag, bait, balance, ball, balloon, balls, banana, band, base, baseball, basin, basket, basketball, bat, bath, battle, bead, beam, bean, bear, bears, beast, bed, bedroom, beds, bee, beef, beetle, beggar, beginner, behaviour, belief, believe, bell, bells, berry, bike, bikes, bird, birds, birth, birthday, bit, bite, blade, blood, blow, board, boat, boats, body, bomb, bone, book, books, boot, border, bottle, boundary, box, boy, boys, brain, brake, branch, brass, bread, breakfast, breath, brick, bridge, brother, brothers, brush, bubble, bucket, building, bulb, bun, burn, burst, bushes, business, butter, button.
Cabbage, cable, cactus, cake, cakes, calculator, calendar, camera, camp, can, cannon, canvas, cap, caption, car, card, care, carpenter, carriage, cars, cart, cast, cat, cats, cattle, cause, cave, celery, cellar, cemetery, cent, chain, chair, chairs, chalk, chance, change, channel, cheese, cherries, cherry, chess, chicken, chickens, children, chin, church, circle, clam, class, clock, clocks, cloth, cloud, clouds, clover, club, coach, coal, coast, coat, cobweb, coil, collar, colour, comb, comfort, committee, company, comparison, competition, condition, connection, control, cook, copper, copy, cord, cork, corn, cough, country, cover, cow, cows,
crack, cracker, crate, crayon, cream, creator, creature, credit, crib, crime, crook, crow, crowd, crown, crush, cry, cub, cup, current, curtain, curve, cushion.
Dad, daughter, day, death, debt, decision, deer, degree, design, desire, desk, destruction, detail, development, digestion, dime, dinner, dinosaurs, direction, dirt, discovery, discussion
disease, disgust, distance, distribution, division, dock, doctor, dog, dogs, doll, dolls, donkey, door, downtown, drain, drawer, dress, drink, driving, drop, drug, drum, duck, ducks
Ear, earth, earthquake, edge, education, effect, egg, eggnog, eggs, elbow, end, engine, error, event, example, exchange, existence, expansion, experience, expert, eye, eyes, face, fact, fairies, fall, family, fan, fang, farm, farmer, father, faucet, fear, feast, feather, feeling, feet, fiction, field, fifth, fight, finger, finger, fire, fireman, fish, flag, flame, flavour, flesh, flight, flock, floor, flower, flowers, fly, fog, fold, food, foot, force, fork, form, fowl, frame, friction, friend, friends, frog, frogs, front, fruit, fuel, furniture.
Galley, game, garden, gate, geese, ghost, giants, giraffe, girl, girls, glass, glove, glue, goat, gold, goldfish, good-bye, goose, government, governor, grade, grain, grandfather, grandmother, grape, grass, grip, ground, group, growth, guide, guitar, gun, hair, haircut, hall, hammer, hand, hands, harbour, harmony, hat, hate, head, health, hearing, heart, heat, help, hen, hill, history, hobbies, hole, holiday, home, honey, hook, hope, horn, horse, horses, hose, hospital, hot, hour, house, houses, humour, hydrant.
Ice, icicle, idea, impulse, income, increase, industry, ink, insect, instrument, insurance, interest, invention, iron, island.
Jail, jam, jar, jeans, jelly, jellyfish, jewel, join, joke, journey, judge, juice, jump
Kettle, key, kick, kiss, kite, kitten, kittens, kitty, knee, knife, knot, knowledge.
Labourer, lace, ladybug, lake, lamp, land, language, laugh, lawyer, lead, leaf, learning, leather, leg, legs, letter, letters, lettuce, level, library, lift, light, limit, line, linen, lip, liquid, list, lizards, loaf, lock, locket, look, loss, love, low, number, lunch, lunchroom.
Machine, magic, maid, mailbox, man, manager, map, marble, mark, market, mask, mass, match, meal, measure, meat, meeting, memory, men, metal, mice, middle, milk, mind, mine, minister, mint, minute, mist, mitten, mom, money, monkey, month, moon, morning, mother, motion, mountain, mouth, move, muscle, music.
Nail, name, nation, neck, need, needle, nerve, nest, net, news, night, noise, north, nose, note, notebook, number, nut.
Oatmeal, observation, ocean, offer, office, oil, operation, opinion, orange, oranges, order, organization, ornament, oven, owl, owner
Page, pail, pain, paint, pan, pancake, paper, parcel, parent, park, part, partner, party, passenger, paste, patch, payment, peace, pear, pen, pencil, person, pest, pet, pets, pickle, picture, pie, pies, pig, pigs, pin, pipe, pizzas, place, plane, planes, plant, plantation, plants,
plastic, plate, play, playground, pleasure, plot, plough, pocket, point, poison, police, polish, pollution, popcorn, porter, position, pot, potato, powder, power, price, print, prison, process, produce, profit, property, prose, protest, pull, pump, punishment, purpose, push.
Quarter, quartz, queen, question, quicksand, quiet, quill, quilt, quince, quiver
Rabbit, rabbits, rail, railway, rain, rainstorm, rake, range, rat, rate, ray, reaction, reading, reason, receipt, recess, record, regret, relation, religion, representative, request, respect, rest,
reward, rhythm, rice, riddle, rifle, ring, rings, river, road, robin, rock, rod, roll, roof, room, root, rose, route, rub, rule, run
Sack, sail, salt, sand, scale, scarecrow, scarf, scene, scent, school, science, scissors, screw, sea, seashore, seat, secretary, seed, selection, self, sense, servant, shade, shake, shame, shape, sheep, sheet, shelf, ship, shirt, shock, shoe, shoes, shop, show, side, sidewalk, sign, silk, silver, sink, sister, sisters, size, skate, skin, skirt, sky, slave, sleep, sleet, slip, slope, smash, smell, smile, smoke, snail, snails, snake, snakes, sneeze, snow, soap, society, sock, soda, sofa, son, song, songs, sort, sound, soup, space, spade, spark, spiders, sponge, spoon
spot, spring, spy, square, squirrel, stage, stamp, star, start, statement, station, steam, steel, stem, step, stew, stick, sticks, stitch, stocking, stomach, stone, stop, store, story, stove, stranger, straw, stream, street, stretch, string, structure, substance, sugar, suggestion, suit, summer, sun, support, surprise, sweater, swim, swing, system.
Table, tail, talk, tank, taste, tax, teaching, team, teeth, temper, tendency, tent, territory, test, texture, theory, thing, things, thought, thread, thrill, throat, throne, thumb, thunder, ticket, tiger, time, tin, title, toad, toe, toes, tomatoes, tongue, tooth, toothbrush, toothpaste, top, touch, town, toy, toys, trade, trail, train, trains, tramp, transport, tray, treatment, tree, trees, trick, trip, trouble, trousers, truck, trucks, tub, turkey, turn, twig, twist
Umbrella, uncle, underwear, unit, use.
Vacation, value, van, vase, vegetable, veil, vein, verse, vessel, vest, view, visitor, voice, volcano, voyage
Walk, wall, war, wash, waste, watch, water, wave, waves, wax, way, wealth, weather, week, weight, wheel, whip, whistle, wilderness, wind, window, wine, wing, winter, wire, wish, woman, women, wood, wool, word, work, worm, wound, wren, wrench, wrist, writer, writing.
Yak, yam, yard, yarn, year, yoke.
Zebra, zephyr, zinc, zipper, zoo.
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