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FLOWER is a consonant made by putting the top front teeth on the middle of the bottom lip (as if gently biting the bottom lip), and blowing air out of the mouth gently at the same time over the bottom lip. This is an unvoiced or quiet sound.

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  2. Finish all the food before finally falling asleep.
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  5. Forty-five frozen fish are surfing on the fridge floor.
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  6. unfortunately there's no flour for the loaf.
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  7. The fireman found a faulty fireplace.
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  8. The furniture felt furry in the funny office.
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  9. Follow me over the fifty-five foot high fence.
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  10. Half the officials are furtively finding fortunes in foreign lands.
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Fine flowers

flower

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Example words

furniture, offer, forward, ,difference further, official, favourite, favorite, effort, Half, family, traffic, knife, flavour, coffee, definite, fan, roof, laugh, tough, enough, family, traffic, cough, photo, rough





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