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    Spelling Rules: Silent e

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011

    If a word ends with a silent e, keep the e when adding a suffix beginning with a consonant. Drop the e when adding a suffix beginning with a vowel.

    hope hopeful hoping
    care careless caring
    value valueless valuable
    love lovelorn lovable

    Exceptions: courageous, noticeable, judgment

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