Lesson 4 Words with Inflections -ed, -ing Spelling Words 1. talked 2. hurried 3. smiling 4. dropped 5. clapping 6. stepped 7. worried 8. worrying 9. changing 10. stayed 11. buying 12. dried 13. picnicking 14. scared 15. driving 16. obeyed 17. playing 18. tried 19. carried 20. hurrying • For root words that end with a vowel and then a consonant, double the consonant and add the ending. • For root words that end with e, drop the e before adding -ed or -ing. • For root words that end with a consonant and y, change the y to i before adding -ed. • For most other root words, simply add the ending. Robust Vocabulary- Lesson 4 relented Someone who has relented has agreed to something he or she once refused. faze If things faze you, they bother or confuse you. eccentric An eccentric person has habits or opinions that seem odd to other people. infuriated Something that infuriated you made you feel extremely angry. disheartened less hopeful. If you are disheartened, you feel disappointed and impassable A road or path that is impassable is impossible to travel on. crusaded A person who has crusaded has worked hard to make a change based on his or her beliefs.