Words Always Taking -ISE Ending

 

advertise advise apprise arise
chastise circumcise comprise compromise
demise despise devise disenfranchise
disguise enfranchise enterprise excise
exercise improvise incise merchandise
premise prise (open) revise supervise
surmise surprise televise

In British English, words ending -yse (analyse, paralyse) cannot also be spelled -yze.

However, in Amercian English, the -yze ending is usual (analyse, paralyze).

 

 

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