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Spelling tips – embarrass

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Spelling Bee circa 1984
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Do you go Really Red and Smile Shyly? You might if you were embarrassed.

This is a good way to remember that ’embarrass’ is spelt with double ‘r’ and double ‘s’:

embaRRaSS

Embarrass

Embarrassment

Embarrasses

Embarrassing

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Written by Wordwatch

27/12/2009 at 2:39 am

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