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Words beginning with st...
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Words beginning with st...

Stare at the little mouse on the stair - with clogs on. Check your spelling skills of KS3 words beginning at st.

"The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs." - Vance Havner.

Do you enjoy collecting old, even archaic, words? Do you use them? How many times have you used the word "venture" in your life? "Venture" is both a noun and a verb. A person might venture all of her possessions in a great gamble, meaning that there is some risk the gamble will not succeed.

1.
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The achievement of one's aim or goal
success
sucess
succes
sucese
Remember "success" has a double c and double s
2.
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Resembling a dream
sureeal
surreal
surreel
sureal
Add the prefix sur- to "real"
3.
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Ability to withstand an applied stress
streancth
streangth
strength
strenkth
The words "strength" and "length" are spelled similarly
4.
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Something not expected
surprise
surpreise
suprise
surpriese
Are you ever surprised by that first r in "surprise"?
5.
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To examine with reference to condition, situation, value, etc
survey
surevey
surviey
surveiy
What sound does the ey digraph make here?
6.
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Without fail; certainly, undoubtedly; with confidence
surelly
surrely
surrelly
surely
Add the suffix -ly to the word "sure"
7.
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One or more letters or sounds added at the end of a word to modify the word's meaning
sufefix
suffaix
suffix
suffex
Why does "prefix" have only one f, but "suffix" has two?
8.
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An arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
subteraction
subbtraction
subttraction
subtraction
If you can spell "subtract", you'll have no problem with "subtraction"
9.
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Lower in rank or importance
suboardinate
suboirdinate
subourdinate
subordinate
It can be helpful to break this word down into syllables: sub-ord-i-nate
10.
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A character or glyph representing an idea, concept or object
symbol
symnbol
symble
simbol
The o of the unstressed final syllable can be tricky to remember
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - Spelling

Author:  Sheri Smith

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