The Most Difficult Words to Spell – can you beat the ‘Monster’ Words? 

Surplus Letters

Surplus Letters

 

Surplus Letters

 

Surplus Letters

 

Unstressed Vowels

 

accommodate

assassin

acknowledge

acquire

aggravate

appropriate

ballerina

because

building

business

conscious

correspondence

colleagues

commemorate

commission

committee

compatible

comparative

connoisseur

corroborate

courteous

disappoint

 

desperate

disastrous

dissatisfied

donkey

especially

exception

efficient

embarrass

equipped

erroneous

essential

fascinate

feasible

February

foreign

fulfilled

friends

gauge

guile

guardian

height

illiterate

illuminate

immigrant

incidentally

indispensable

irrelevant

irreparable

irresistible

immediately

liaison

manoeuvre

medicine

Mediterranean

miniature

minutes

mortgage

movable

negotiable

necessary

occasion

occasional

occurrence

parallel

paralleled

parliament

penicillin

scholastic

seize

science

scissors

separate

unconscious

unparalleled

usually

valuable

view

Wednesday

bachelor

category

correspondence

compatible

comparative

competent

connoisseur

contribute

corroborate

criticism

disappoint

desperate

deterrent

especially

efficient

embarrass

essential

feasible

February

foreign

government

grievance

 

Monster Words – Continued (Yes…there are more of them!)

 

Unstressed Vowels

 

Doubled Letters

 

Misleading Vowels

 

Misleading Consonants

 

Misleading Representation of Morphemes

 

honorary

humorous

hypocrisy

illiterate

immigrant

incidentally

indispensable

irrelevant

irreparable

irresistible

immediately

independent

maintenance

medicine

miniature

minutes

mortgage

movable

monetary

necessary

occurrence

parallel

paralleled

parliament

penicillin

scissors

separate

strategy

stratagem

tendency

transient

unparalleled

usually

valuable

accommodate

assassin

acknowledge

acquire

aggravate

appropriate

ballerina

beginning

benefited

correspondence

colleagues

commemorate

commission

committee

connoisseur

corroborate

disappoint

deterrent

dissatisfied

especially

efficient

embarrass

equipped

erroneous

essential

fulfilled

fulfilment

harass

hypocrisy

illiterate

illuminate

immigrant

incidentally

inoculate

irrelevant

irreparable

irresistible

immediately

Mediterranean

necessary

occasion

occasional

occurrence

omitted

omission

parallel

paralleled

penicillin

scissors

unparalleled

withhold

usually

 

achieved

acknowledge

aerial

appropriate

ballerina

because

building

bureau

business

chief

conscious

colleagues

connoisseur

courteous

deterrent

disastrous

feasible

foreign

friends

gauge

genius

guile

grievance

guardian

height

humorous

hypocrisy

illuminate

immediately

liaison

manoeuvre

movable

monetary

preceding

seize

science

truly

unconscious

usually

valuable

view

Wednesday

weird

accidental

knowledge

chaos

conscious

criticism

especially

exception

expenses

efficient

essential

exercise

fascinate

foreign

gauge

genius

height

honorary

incidentally

medicine

mortgage

negotiate

negotiable

necessary

occasion

occasional

occurrence

penicillin

preceding

scholastic

science

scissors

strategy

stratagem

tendency

transient

unconscious

usually

Wednesday

acknowledge

argument

disastrous

essential

feasible

forty

desperate

height

humorous

irreparable

livelihood

maintenance

strategy

stratagem

truly

twelfth

withhold

valuable

 

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Unexpected

Regular Spelling

 

bachelor

exercise

equipped

fulfilment

harass

inoculate

omitted

 

  

 

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