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Spelling Tip: words ending with -ful / -fully

If the word ends in -ful, it is always spelled with one -l.

  • cheerful
  • helpful
  • grateful
  • skilful


If the word ends in -fully, is always spelled with a -ll:

  • cheerfully
  • faithfully
  • gratefully
  • thoughtfully

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