Tricky spellings

English spelling is often tricky! The same sound may be spelled several different ways in English. And to make things more confusing, many words aren’t spelled the way they sound! Below are 10 words with spellings that aren’t obvious. See if you can choose the correctly spelled word for each sentence.

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2. Gordon gazed in dismay at the Placeholder for the answer and lime-green scarf Aunt Matilda had knit for him.
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4. Vandalizing a place of worship is considered a Placeholder for the answer act.
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9. Placeholder for the answer objection is the refusal to do something on the grounds of conscience.
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