<html> <head> <title>English diphthongs for poets, songwriters and language learners</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> <meta name="description" content="Lists of words containing the diphthong in CRY as the final vowel sound."> <meta name="keywords" content="poets,poetry,rhyme,songwriters,song,songs,composition,diphthongs,vowel,sounds,phonemes,English,pronunciation" /> </head> <link rel="stylesheet" href="styletefl.css" /> </head> <body text="#000000" link="#000080" vlink="#000000" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <table border=0 cellspacing=1 cellpadding=9 width=630> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#008000"> <a href="index.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">HOME</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#ff0000"> <a href="teflindex.htm"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">TEACHING</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#58002B"> <a href="teflcourses.html"><b><p align="center"><font 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href="esl0105b.html"><img src="ph14.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font><a href="esl0105c.html"><img src="ph15.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105d.html"><img src="ph16.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105e.html"><img src="ph17.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105f.html"><img src="ph18.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105g.html"><img src="ph19.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105h.html"><img src="ph20.gif" width=75 height=30></a></p> <hr> <p><u>Words with common or rhyming diphthong as final sound</u></p> <p><img src="ph14.gif"> as in sky, buy, cry, tie.</p> <p>acetify <br /> acidify<br /> aerify<br /> air-dry<br /> algae<br /> alibi<br /> alkali<br /> ally<br /> amplify<br /> apple-pie<br /> apply<br /> aqua vitae<br /> arbor-vitae<br /> Ardingly<br /> awry<br /> ay<br /> aye-aye<br /> barfly<br /> beatify<br /> beautify<br /> beddy-bye<br /> belie<br /> bi-<br /> Birds Eye<br /> bird's-eye<br /> blackfly<br /> blowdry<br /> blowfly<br /> blue-sky<br /> Bly<br /> Blyth<br /> bone-dry<br /> bonsai<br /> Brunei<br /> butterfly<br /> buy<br /> by <br /> by-and-by<br /> bye<br /> bye-bye (goodbye) <br /> bye-bye (sleep) <br /> calcify<br /> camera-shy<br /> cat's-eye<br /> CBI<br /> certify<br /> Chiang Mai<br /> Chou En-lai<br /> clarify<br /> classify<br /> cockeye<br /> cockshy<br /> codify<br /> colossi<br /> comply<br /> crucify<br /> cry<br /> curricula vitae<br /> curriculum vitae<br /> cut-and-dry<br /> cutie-pie<br /> damnify<br /> dandify<br /> deadeye<br /> decalcify<br /> declassify<br /> decry<br /> deep-fry<br /> defy<br /> deify<br /> demy<br /> demystify<br /> deny<br /> descry<br /> detoxify<br /> Di<br /> dignify<br /> disqualify<br /> dissatisfy<br /> diversify<br /> DIY<br /> dragonfly<br /> dramatis personae<br /> drip-dry<br /> drive-by<br /> dry<br /> Dubai<br /> dulcify<br /> duply<br /> dye<br /> E coli<br /> edify<br /> electrify<br /> Eli<br /> EMI<br /> emulsify<br /> espy<br /> exemplify<br /> eye <br /> falsify<br /> FBI<br /> firefly<br /> fisheye<br /> flash-fry<br /> fly<br /> flyby<br /> fortify<br /> four-ply<br /> freeze-dry<br /> frenchify<br /> fructify<br /> fry<br /> gadfly<br /> genii (from genius) <br /> gentrify<br /> GI<br /> gladioli<br /> glorify<br /> glutei<br /> go-by<br /> goldeneye<br /> goodbye <br /> gratify<br /> greenfly<br /> grisaille<br /> guy<br /> Guy<br /> Hawkeye<br /> hereby<br /> hi<br /> hi-fi<br /> high<br /> hippopotami<br /> horrify<br /> horsefly<br /> housefly<br /> hoverfly<br /> humidify<br /> hushaby<br /> I<br /> ICI<br /> identify<br /> imply<br /> indemnify<br /> intensify<br /> I-spy<br /> jollify<br /> July<br /> justify<br /> knee-high <br /> lay-by<br /> Levi<br /> lie <br /> liquify<br /> lullaby<br /> lye<br /> magnify<br /> magpie<br /> mayfly<br /> medfly<br /> Menai<br /> minutiae<br /> misapply<br /> modify<br /> mollify<br /> mortify<br /> multiply<br /> mummify<br /> my <br /> mystify<br /> nearby<br /> necktie<br /> nigh<br /> no-fly<br /> notify<br /> nuclei<br /> nullify<br /> objectify<br /> occupy<br /> ossify<br /> outcry<br /> overfly<br /> oversimplify<br /> oversupply<br /> oxeye<br /> pacify<br /> pan-fry<br /> Paraguay<br /> passer-by<br /> passers-by<br /> personae<br /> personify<br /> petrify<br /> pi<br /> pie<br /> pigsty<br /> pink-eye<br /> ply<br /> Popeye<br /> preachify<br /> premodify<br /> preoccupy<br /> prettify<br /> pry<br /> psi<br /> pulpify<br /> purify<br /> putrefy<br /> qualify<br /> quantify<br /> rabbi<br /> radii<br /> ramify<br /> rarefy<br /> ratify<br /> reapply<br /> rectify<br /> red-eye<br /> rely<br /> reoccupy<br /> reply<br /> retry<br /> reunify<br /> revivify<br /> rye<br /> Rye<br /> salsify<br /> Samurai<br /> sanctify<br /> sandfly<br /> satisfy<br /> scarify<br /> sci-fi<br /> scry<br /> sell-by<br /> semi-<br /> Shanghai<br /> shut-eye<br /> shy<br /> sigh<br /> signify<br /> simplify<br /> Sinai<br /> sky<br /> Sky<br /> Skye<br /> sky-high<br /> sly<br /> solemnify<br /> solidify<br /> specify<br /> speechify<br /> spin-dry<br /> spry<br /> spy<br /> standby<br /> stir-fry<br /> stratify<br /> stultify<br /> stupefy<br /> sty<br /> stye<br /> subclassify<br /> supply<br /> syllabify<br /> taille<br /> terrify<br /> testify<br /> Thai<br /> thereby<br /> thigh<br /> three-ply<br /> thunderfly<br /> thy<br /> tie<br /> tie-dye<br /> transmogrify<br /> try<br /> tumble-dry<br /> tumefy<br /> twist-tie<br /> two-ply<br /> typify<br /> UDI<br /> uglify<br /> underbuy<br /> under-eye<br /> underlie<br /> unify<br /> untie<br /> Uruguay<br /> verify<br /> Versailles (France) <br /> versify<br /> vie<br /> vilify<br /> vitae curriculum<br /> vitrify<br /> vivify<br /> waist-high<br /> wall-eye<br /> war-cry<br /> weather-eye<br /> well-nigh<br /> 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