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Words beginning with rel...
The removal of stress or discomfort is relief.

Words beginning with rel...

To be reliant is to rely on your spelling skills. Check these KS3 words beginning at rel and see how many you can spell correctly.

"Fame is damaging when people become reliant on it for their sense of self, and their identity, when fame is linked to how you see yourself." - Daniel Radcliffe.

How many ways of misspelling the word "self" can you imagine? Perhaps the s sound might be made by a c? The e could be replaced with the ea digraph, maybe. The l might be doubled and a ph used for the f. Using all of these options would result in the spelling "ceallph", which looks ridiculous, of course.

"Self" has actually had an incredibly varied past, in terms of its spelling. Older forms of the word include "silf", "sylf", "seolf", "solf", "selph", "suelf", "sulfe", "sulve", "selve", "seulve" and many, many others.

When you read these different versions aloud, you might wonder whether they preserve many dialects, or ways of pronouncing the word, in addition to recording alternate spellings. You might also notice that none of these reads as the ridiculous "ceallph".

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1.
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To stand in the place of
reppresent
reprasent
reprisent
represent
Do you spot the word "present" in "represent"?
2.
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A collection of practices, based on beliefs and teachings that are highly valued or considered sacred
religien
religion
relligion
religian
There are several tricky parts to this word. In particular, focus on remembering the single l and the -ion suffix
3.
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A formal statement adopted by an assembly
resulution
resilution
resolution
reserlution
If you can spell "solution", you will have little trouble with "resolution"
4.
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A state where sovereignty rests with the people or their representatives
repuberlic
reapublic
reipublic
republic
The words "public", "republic" and "republican" are related
5.
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Committed to the practice of religion
relligious
religias
religious
religous
If you can spell "religion", you will have an advantage in spelling "religious"
6.
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To recall from one's memory
remembber
remmember
rememmber
remember
Do you spot the word "member" in "remember"?
7.
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Systematic investigation to establish facts
research
reaserch
reserch
reisearch
Add re- to the word "search" to get "research"
8.
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To generate offspring
reprodouce
repreduce
repriduce
reproduce
If you can spell "produce", "reproduce" should be simple!
9.
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The removal of stress or discomfort
reilef
releif
relife
relief
This word is an example of the "i before e" rule in action
10.
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One who may speak for another in a particular capacity, especially in negotiation
representative
reprisentative
reprasentative
reppresentative
The words "represent" and "representative" are related
Author:  Sheri Smith

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