Spelling Test Exercise (223)

A word is misspelled in each of the following sentences. Provide the proper spelling for the misspelled word in each one.

Answers and Explanations

1. "Thank you. You are so kind!" replied the happily deceived aunt, while eagerly hunting for the letter.

2. And Emma had the advantage of hearing her own silly compliment repeated twice over before the good old lady could comprehend it.

3. He was a very good-looking young man–height, air, address, all were unexceptionable, and his countenance had a great deal of the spirit and liveliness of his father’s.

4. There was a period in the early part of our acquaintance when I did like him–when I was very much disposed to be attached to him; nay, was attached–and how it came to cease is perhaps the wonder.

5. Seldom, very seldom does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or mistaken.

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