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Words Ending in "C" -- American English

A. Words ending in c usually take the letter k before a suffix so as to preserve the hard sound of the c.

1. mimic mimicked mimicking But: mimicry
2. panic panicked panicking panicky
3. picnic picnicked picnicking picnicker
4. shellac shellacked shellacking
5. traffic trafficked trafficking
6. But; arc arced arcing
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