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Words ending in -cede, -ceed, and -sede
There are only ten verbs in general use with these endings but a lot of people have difficulty spelling them. It's best to try to learn the correct spellings, checking them in a dictionary if you aren't sure.
The most common ending is -cede:
Only three words end in -ceed:
There's just one word that ends with -sede:
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