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Closed syllables - u

"ul" and "ult" syllables are hard to distinguish from the "o" sound; provide many opportunities to *see* the words with these syllables.   Real words and syllables from common real words are used for these.

Closed Syllables - Short u
nonsense nonsense, continued  short u followed by l
un sput full 
us nun dull
mus pum mull
tux sus  cull
rupt suc gull
sug sum bull
ud mund
sub  num cul
lug  cult
hud dult 
struct sult
junct hulk
sud bulk
yup sulk
flust mult
fluct bulb
punct culc
ux ult
rud vul
jum dul



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