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Exercise : -ible and -able Spelling Exercise 2

In the following sentences, the final four letters are omitted from each -ible or -able word. Complete each word with the appropriate ending.

1. Last night's movie about the invis____ man was so incred____ that it was laugh____.

2. My irrespons____ little brother is usually kept away from anything break____.

3. Are these new clothes really comfort____, or do people only wear them because they are fashion____?

4. I think I would be less irrit____ if my professors were more flex____.

5. I don't think voting twice in national elections is permiss____.

6. It's always valu____ to have a friend who is depend____.

7. My employer said that it isn't suit____ to have a secretary whose handwriting is illeg____.

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