The Schonell spelling list is a list of 100 words that will give you an indication of your childs spelling age - somewhere between 5 and 15 years. This list restricts the test to be free-text only and the child must answer (or attempt to answer) all 100 questions.

Details for: account

Phrase
You shall have the account to-morrow.
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Misspelt versions of: account

acount
akcount
accout
accouunt
acccount
eccount
accoont

Details for: accredited

Phrase
An accredited person is recognised by the authorities
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Misspelt versions of: accredited

accretited
accraedited
accredyted
acccredited
accedited
accrredited
accrdited
acredited

Details for: amateur

Phrase
It is, however, my amateur opinion.
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Misspelt versions of: amateur

amateurr
emateur
amadeur
amater
amaeur
amataur
amateuur
amateeur

Details for: apparatus

Phrase
Henry saw this, and had removed all my apparatus from my view.
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Misspelt versions of: apparatus

aphparatus
aparatus
appparatus
apparatuus
apparats

Details for: appreciate

Phrase
I appreciate your calm reasoning.
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Misspelt versions of: appreciate

appreciae
eppreciate
appreiate
apreciate
apprciate
apprecite
apprekiate

Details for: bag

Phrase
He had a bag in his hand.
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Misspelt versions of: bag

bg
bbag
bagg

Details for: bargain

Phrase
'Is it a bargain?' inquired Sikes.
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Misspelt versions of: bargain

baargain
bargaen
bargaain
bargin
barrgain
brgain

Details for: be

Phrase
To be, or not to be, that is the question!
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Misspelt versions of: be

Details for: bed

Phrase
It's high time you were all in bed!
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Misspelt versions of: bed

bd
bet
bedd
bad

Details for: boat

Phrase
"Have you a boat ready to sail?"
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Misspelt versions of: boat

bboat
bat
boate
boatt
bot
buat
booat
boad

Details for: breathe

Phrase
I was getting my sinuses back now, able to breathe without gasping.
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Misspelt versions of: breathe

breate
braeathe
breaathe
breatehe
brathe
breadhe
breahte
bbreathe
brethe

Details for: broach

Phrase
I wasn't sure how to broach the subject with you.
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Misspelt versions of: broach

boach
broah
bruach
broacch
broachh
broech
brach

Details for: brought

Phrase
I have brought them home in my fishing net.
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Misspelt versions of: brought

brougth
bbrought
broght
brught
browght
brrought

Details for: call

Phrase
Connor gave his friend a call on the telephone
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Misspelt versions of: call

calel
cal
calll
cll

Details for: calm

Phrase
Mr. Fogg was as calm and taciturn as ever.
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Misspelt versions of: calm

cam
kalm
caln
callm
clm
calem

Details for: cemetery

Phrase
You bury people in a cemetery
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Misspelt versions of: cemetery

cemmetery
cemeery
cemedery
cenetery
ceemetery
kemetery
cemeetery
cemethery
cemeteri

Details for: circus

Phrase
"Were you ever at a circus?" said Tom.
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Misspelt versions of: circus

cirus
ccircus
cicus
circos
circuus
kircus
ciircus
cercus

Details for: committee

Phrase
The committee loved the plans.
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Misspelt versions of: committee

commmittee
cummittee
committe
committae
comittee
cmmittee
commitee

Details for: copies

Phrase
Connor copies his homework sometimes
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Misspelt versions of: copies

coppies
copiaes
copes
cophies
copiex
cpies
coies

Details for: cushion

Phrase
Colin leaned back on his cushion again, laughing a little.
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Misspelt versions of: cushion

cushioon
cushiom
cuschion
cushiown
coshion
cushiun
cuxhion
cuhion

Details for: customary

Phrase
Mr. Fogg paid the customary fee, coldly bowed, and went out
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Misspelt versions of: customary

cstomary
cuztomary
cuxtomary
kustomary
customay
costomary
cusomary
customery
customry

Details for: cut

Phrase
"You have cut her to the heart."
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Misspelt versions of: cut

kut
ct
cutt
cuth
ccut
cud

Details for: dad

Phrase
I hated arguing with my dad like this.
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Misspelt versions of: dad

tad
dd
daad
ded
dadd
ddad

Details for: direct

Phrase
That came direct from the Governor, sir.
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Misspelt versions of: direct

derect
direect
dyrect
directe
directh
drect
diraect
dirrect

Details for: dot

Phrase
A fullstop is a dot at the end of a sentence
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Misspelt versions of: dot

dt
doot
dott
tot
ddot

Details for: dream

Phrase
I have had an awful dream, dear.
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Misspelt versions of: dream

drream
dram
ddream
dreaam
dreem
draam
drean
draeam

Details for: earliest

Phrase
That is among my very earliest impressions.
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Misspelt versions of: earliest

aearliest
earliet
earlieest
eerliest
eariest
ealiest
eaarliest
earliext
aarliest

Details for: enthusiastic

Phrase
Connor is enthusiastic about learning to play the guitar.
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Misspelt versions of: enthusiastic

enthusiatic
entusiastic
emthusiastic
enthuziastic
enthusiestic
enthuusiastic
ethusiastic
enthusiasttic
eenthusiastic

Details for: equally

Phrase
You are always equally loved, and cherished in my heart.
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Misspelt versions of: equally

equually
eqoally
equaly
aqually
equalli
equalley

Details for: equipped

Phrase
These horses are equipped for the field.
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Misspelt versions of: equipped

aequipped
equiipped
equippd
eqoipped
equiped
equiphped
equpped

Details for: especially

Phrase
Ferdenand, especially, was terrible in his vengeance.
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Misspelt versions of: especially

especeally
esspecially
especally
aspecially
especialy
especialley
esppecially
especyally
esphecially
espekially

Details for: exaggerate

Phrase
He did not in any way exaggerate the condition of the bridge.
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Misspelt versions of: exaggerate

exagerate
esaggerate
exaggeraate
exaggerathe
exeggerate
exaggerrate

Details for: familiar

Phrase
She was familiar with the atmosphere.
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Misspelt versions of: familiar

familiarr
femiliar
faamiliar
fammiliar
famliar
faniliar

Details for: fare

Phrase
If you do all I bid you, you shall fare well.
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Misspelt versions of: fare

ffare
fae
farae
fre
fara
faree

Details for: final

Phrase
This final feather broke the camel's back.
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Misspelt versions of: final

finl
finaal
fenal
finnal
phinal
finall
fial

Details for: fraternally

Phrase
Fraternally means something to do with brothers
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Misspelt versions of: fraternally

fratermally
fraternaly
fratarnally
frternally
fraternalely
frataernally
fraternallyy

Details for: from

Phrase
"Where do you come from?" he said.
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Misspelt versions of: from

frum
ffrom
fromm
frm
froom
phrom
frrom

Details for: generous

Phrase
I thank you and accept your generous offer.
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Misspelt versions of: generous

gnerous
gaenerous
generos
generus
genrous
generouus
generuus
generoos
geneous

Details for: good

Phrase
Do you think that is a good plan?
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Misspelt versions of: good

god
goood
guod
goot
goodd

Details for: guest

Phrase
Will you be my guest for supper?
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Misspelt versions of: guest

guestt
gust
guesth
guet
goest
gest
guesst
gueest

Details for: hat

Phrase
Lord Henry took up his hat and gloves.
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Misspelt versions of: hat

ht
hate
haat
het
hhat

Details for: hay

Phrase
Make hay whilst the sun shines!
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Misspelt versions of: hay

hy
hayy
hey
hhay

Details for: headache

Phrase
There're some headache pills in the medicine cabinet.
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Misspelt versions of: headache

headaache
haadache
heaadache
heatache
heedache
heeadache
hedache

Details for: health

Phrase
I wish to drink to the health of Edmond and the lovely Mercedes.
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Misspelt versions of: health

healt
helth
halth
healtth
heelth
haealth
healeth
heealth
haalth

Details for: help

Phrase
'Come!' he shouted, `Come and help me!
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Misspelt versions of: help

hellp
heelp
helpp
hep
helpe

Details for: immediate

Phrase
For once White Fang did not make an immediate attack.
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Misspelt versions of: immediate

immediat
imediate
emmediate
immediete
iimmediate
immmediate

Details for: in

Phrase
Connor fell in love with a girl
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Misspelt versions of: in

Details for: increase

Phrase
The number of humans should increase each year.
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Misspelt versions of: increase

increasee
inkrease
inrease
inncrease
imcrease
increse
increae
yncrease
increaze

Details for: individual

Phrase
A group of people is made up of many individual people.
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Misspelt versions of: individual

individul
individuual
indivdual
indiidual
individuall
individuale
imdividual
individoal

Details for: institution

Phrase
When the people at the institution asked me I told them what had happened.
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Misspelt versions of: institution

insditution
insthitution
ynstitution
inxtitution
enstitution
imstitution
iinstitution
instittution
insstitution

Details for: iron

Phrase
Iron is a type of metal
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Misspelt versions of: iron

iiron
eron
irron
irun
irown
irn
ironn
iroon

Details for: island

Phrase
The island was three mile long.
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Misspelt versions of: island

izland
islland
islend
ysland
islad
isand

Details for: join

Phrase
he decided to join the army.
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Misspelt versions of: join

jin
jon
joim
jooin
joen
juin
joyn
jjoin

Details for: large

Phrase
It was a large room, with a great window.
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Misspelt versions of: large

larrge
lare
learge
largae
largge
llarge
lage

Details for: leg

Phrase
Your leg connects your foot to your body.
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Misspelt versions of: leg

lg
legg
laeg
lag
leeg

Details for: leisure

Phrase
I had now leisure to examine the purse.
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Misspelt versions of: leisure

leixure
leeisure
lisure
lesure
leesure
laeisure

Details for: library

Phrase
Yes, let us go to the library, please.
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Misspelt versions of: library

libray
liibrary
librery
lebrary
librrary
lybrary
librarry
lbrary

Details for: lodge

Phrase
Connor wanted to lodge the door shut.
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Misspelt versions of: lodge

leodge
lode
loodge
lodgee
lodgge
lodgae

Details for: mat

Phrase
The dog sat on the mat by the door.
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Misspelt versions of: mat

mt
matt
mate
nat
maat

Details for: materially

Phrase
One bar of gold is not materially different from another of the same size.
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Misspelt versions of: materially

maaterially
materialley
materiially
mateerially
mterially
materiallly
matrially
materally
meterially

Details for: merely

Phrase
He was not afraid, but merely lazy.
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Misspelt versions of: merely

meely
mereli
merly
maerely
meerely
merelyy
merelly
nerely
marely

Details for: might

Phrase
He might have been taken for a clergyman.
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Misspelt versions of: might

mighth
meght
migght
mmight
migth
night
migt

Details for: mind

Phrase
His mind was torn by doubt, grief, and despair.
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Misspelt versions of: mind

minnd
nind
mynd
mnd
mid
mmind
mend

Details for: miscellaneous

Phrase
Connor bought a bag of miscellaneous lollies
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Misspelt versions of: miscellaneous

miscellaaneous
miscellaneows
miscellaneouus
miscelaneous
miscellaneuos
miscelleneous
misellaneous
mizcellaneous

Details for: mistake

Phrase
It's a big mistake is all.
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Misspelt versions of: mistake

mistace
mixtake
mistaake
misdake
mistakee
miztake
mystake
mitake

Details for: mortgage

Phrase
You often need to take out a mortgage to buy a house.
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Misspelt versions of: mortgage

mortgae
mmortgage
mortggage
mortgagge
morthgage
mrtgage
mortgagae
morrtgage
mortgge

Details for: mouth

Phrase
I opened and closed my mouth a couple times.
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Misspelt versions of: mouth

mouthh
muoth
mouh
muuth
mooth
mouuth
moouth

Details for: nerve

Phrase
At the sight of the second monster my nerve went altogether.
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Misspelt versions of: nerve

neve
nervve
narve
neerve
nrve
nere

Details for: orchestra

Phrase
An orchestra plays classical music.
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Misspelt versions of: orchestra

orkhestra
orchastra
orchextra
orchestera
orchesthra
orcestra
orchestre
orchesta
orchstra

Details for: pair

Phrase
Connor put on a pair of trousers.
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Misspelt versions of: pair

pairr
payr
ppair
peir
pir
paer
phair
paiir

Details for: patient

Phrase
'How is the patient to-night, sir?' asked Giles.
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Misspelt versions of: patient

paatient
patientt
ppatient
padient
patyent
ptient
patieent
patiet

Details for: pen

Phrase
The pen is mightier than the sword.
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Misspelt versions of: pen

peen
pn
pem
phen
pan
paen
ppen

Details for: permanent

Phrase
Oil will leave a permanent stain on your clothes.
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Misspelt versions of: permanent

paermanent
permnent
permanend
phermanent
peranent
prmanent
permanente

Details for: pie

Phrase
Connor had a bacon and egg pie for lunch.
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Misspelt versions of: pie

ppie
piae
pye
pei
piie
pee
piee

Details for: policy

Phrase
The imperial policy will decide the matter.
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Misspelt versions of: policy

poicy
poliy
poleicy
poliicy
polycy
pholicy
ppolicy
pulicy
pollicy

Details for: politician

Phrase
The politician looked at him keenly.
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Misspelt versions of: politician

poleitician
politicien
poltician
polidician
poolitician
polytician
pulitician
politicin
politikian

Details for: portmanteau

Phrase
A portmanteau is a word made on two smaller words
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Misspelt versions of: portmanteau

portemanteau
purtmanteau
portmantteau
portmantaeau
portmenteau
portnanteau
portmannteau
porthmanteau

Details for: ran

Phrase
She ran to the window and opened it.
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Misspelt versions of: ran

ren
rn
rann
ram
rran

Details for: safety

Phrase
They found safety in the desert.
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Misspelt versions of: safety

safaty
zafety
safetyy
safedy
safaety
ssafety
safetty
safethy
safey

Details for: see

Phrase
"Oh," cried Wendy, "to see a mermaid!"
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Misspelt versions of: see

se
seee
zee
xee
sea

Details for: sight

Phrase
I am happy in the sight of you.
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Misspelt versions of: sight

sighd
ssight
syght
sght
sigt
siight

Details for: similar

Phrase
I had three similar books
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Misspelt versions of: similar

simmilar
semilar
zimilar
simiar
siilar
similear
siimilar

Details for: skate

Phrase
Connor likes to ice skate in winter.
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Misspelt versions of: skate

skaate
skade
skathe
skatee
skatte
xkate
zkate

Details for: slippery

Phrase
The rock was slippery as a ball, and they had to crawl rather than climb.
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Misspelt versions of: slippery

slippary
slyppery
slipery
slippry
slippaery
sllippery
slipppery

Details for: sooner

Phrase
That time will be sooner, not later.
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Misspelt versions of: sooner

xooner
soner
soonerr
soomer
zooner

Details for: source

Phrase
The one source of danger was the gun.
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Misspelt versions of: source

sourrce
sowrce
suorce
soource
sorce
soure
sourcae
sourcce
xource
sourke

Details for: stayed

Phrase
So we stayed where we was.
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Misspelt versions of: stayed

sdayed
stayad
sayed
staied
ztayed
stayet
stayaed

Details for: style

Phrase
There was a power of style about her.
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Misspelt versions of: style

stye
styl
xtyle
styla
syle
sthyle
stle
sdyle

Details for: subterranean

Phrase
All night he heard the subterranean workman, who continued to mine his way.
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Misspelt versions of: subterranean

subteranean
zubterranean
subterranen
subterrenean
subterraneaan
subtherranean
subterrnean
subterraneen
subtarranean
subderranean

Details for: sufficient

Phrase
`That would not be sufficient,' said Fritz.
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Misspelt versions of: sufficient

sufficint
ssufficient
suficient
sufficienth
sufficiennt
sufficiant
zufficient
suufficient
sufficiend

Details for: ten

Phrase
It is a ten days' voyage by sea.
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Misspelt versions of: ten

den
then
teen
tenn
tten
tn
taen

Details for: till

Phrase
But why has he waited till now?
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Misspelt versions of: till

til
tll
tyll
tilll
tilel

Details for: time

Phrase
Trains, like time and tide, stop for no one.
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Misspelt versions of: time

tie
teme
tiime
tine
dime
timme
thime

Details for: view

Phrase
I began to explain my view of our position.
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Misspelt versions of: view

vew
viw
viaw
vieew
viewh
vview
vyew
viiew

Details for: week

Phrase
'We're going to have a great week' he said.
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Misspelt versions of: week

wek
weak
wweek
wheek

Details for: while

Phrase
We walked again, for a while, in silence.
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Misspelt versions of: while

whyle
whilae
whiile
whle
whila
whhile
wile
whille
wwhile

Details for: with

Phrase
He struck at the horse madly with his stick.
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Misspelt versions of: with

wih
weth
wwith
whith
wth
wiith
withh

Details for: year

Phrase
The business prospered, and grew year by year.
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Misspelt versions of: year

yyear
yeer
yeaar
yar
yeear
yer

Details for: yet

Phrase
Lord Henry had not yet come in.
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Misspelt versions of: yet

yeet
yed
yete
iet
yett
yaet

Details for: yoke

Phrase
The pair of oxen had a new yoke and they looked rather stiff and tired.
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Misspelt versions of: yoke

yoe
yke
yuke
yokke
yoce