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Words beginning with ca...
An imaginary person represented in a work of fiction is a character.

Words beginning with ca...

Catch the cake in the cafeteria and practise spelling words beginning at ca in this KS3 quiz.

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1.
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An official gathering to celebrate or commemorate a special event
cerimony
cerimone
cerymony
ceremony
There are so many ways to go wrong with this word! It might be best just to memorise it
2.
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Obtained by heating wood in the absence of oxygen
charrcoal
charcoal
charcole
charcoale
This is a compound word, formed from "char" + "coal"
3.
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A person represented in a work of fiction
charactor
character
caracter
charectre
Tricky, tricky! Remember that the ending of the word is NOT "actor"
4.
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A metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a metre
centametre
centimeeter
centimeter
centimetre
"Centimeter" would be correct in US English, but "centimetre" is the correct form in the UK
5.
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To engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event
celerbrate
cellebate
celebrate
cellabrate
"Celebrate" and "celebration" are related words
6.
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Prominent attributes or aspects of something or someone
characteristics
charecteristics
charactaristics
caracteristics
If you can spell "character", you won't have a problem spelling "characteristics"
7.
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A branch of Christianity headed by the Pope
Cathalic
Catholic
Catherlic
Cathelic
The unstressed second syllable makes the o somewhat tricky
8.
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A joyful occasion for special festivities to mark a happy event
celabration
celebration
cellebration
celubration
The e of the unstressed second syllable is the tricky one to remember
9.
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Compact Disk, Read Only Memory
CeeDee-Rom
CD-Rome
CD-Romm
CD-Rom
Not to be confused with romcom!
10.
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C------ is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket
caurt
caught
cought
cort
Remember that "caught", like "catch", has an a in it
Author:  Sheri Smith

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