Words Ending in GUE
In all words except one the UE is silent.
These words include: analogue, catalogue, colleague, league, dialogue, epilogue,
fatigue, tongue, plague, intrigue, monologue, morgue, prologue, rogue,
travelogue, vague and vogue.
The one exception is dengue which is pronounced as "deng-ge." Dengue is a high
fever disease caused by mosquitos and generally known as dengue fever.
Words Ending in TIAL
There are some 118 of these.
In most of these the TIAL gets pronounced as SHEL. These include deferential,
credential, essential, experiential, initial, partial, martial,
potential and many others.
In those with an S in front of the TIAL the TIAL gets pronounced as CHOL. These
include bestial and celestial.
Words Ending in CANT and CENT
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There are about 50 ending with CENT. In these the CENT gets
pronounced as SENT.
These include accent, adjacent, cent, ascent, decent, docent, innocent,
iridescent, lucent, nascent, percent, recent, relucent, reticent, translucent
There are about 30 ending in CANT. In these the CANT gets pronounced
as KANT or KENT.
Those getting pronounced as KANT include cant, decant, descant, recant, and
Those getting pronounced as KENT include indicant, intoxicant, lubricant,
peccant, significant, secant, and vacant.