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Unit 17 Spelling Words with Unstressed Syllables

Sixth grade words with unstressed syllables from Houghton Mifflin Spelling and Vocabulary book.
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admiral
The commander in chief of a navy or fleet
ambulance
A large automobile especially equipped to rush sick and injured people to a hospital
awake
To rouse or emerge from sleep
accept
To take something that has been offered
company
1. A business enterprise; a firm 2. A guest or guests
crisis
A decisive, crucial point or situation in the course of anything; a turning point
difficult
Hard to do , accomplish or perform
document
An official paper that can be used to furnish evidence or information
desire
To wish or long for; want; crave
efficient
Acting or producing effectively with a minimum of waste, expense, or effort; capable
ethical
Conforming to accepted standards of right behavior or conduct; moral
example
1. A problem or exercise shown with its solution to serve as a model 2. One person or thing that is typical of a whole group
garage
A shed or building in which to park cars
ignore
To pay no attention to
morale
The state of a person's or group's spirits, as shown in confidence, cheerfulness, and willingness to work toward a goal
position
The place where someone or something is located
problem
Any question or situation that presents uncertainty, confusion, or difficulty
policy
A general management plan, principle, outlook, or course of action followed by a government, individual, or business
physical
Of the body rather than the mind or emotions
parallel
Having corresponding points always separated by the same distance
punctual
Acting or arriving on time; prompt
potential
1.(adj.) Possible or future, though not yet actual, definite or real 2.(n.) Capacity for further growth, development, or progress
quality
Any property or feature that makes something what it is
surprise
Something sudden and unexpected
success
The achievement of something desired or attempted