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What is the rhyme to remember for -ie and -ei words?
Write "i" before "e", except after "c"
or when sounded as "a",
as in neighbor and weigh.
Something that is priest-like
priestly

The priestly ceremony was very quiet.
Will not stop or yield.
unyielding

I told my brother to stop bothering me, but he was unyielding.
The way you see or experience the world around you.
perceive

If it it a good day or a bad day, depends on is how you perceive it.
To take and hold on to something.

Shaking caused by epilepsy.
seizure

The police had a warrant for a search and seizure.
The boy had another epileptic seizure.
A word that is used when you have to choose.
either

Either you can have ice cream, or you can have a cookie.
Strange or eerie
weird

That kid with the green hair is weird.
To ease discomfort or fear.
relieved

I was relieved to see that I passed all my classes.
Having the right to rule itself
sovereign

Mexico is a sovereign country.
To rule
reigning

The king is reigning over all his country.
Something that is passed down from generation to generation
heirloom

My father's watch is a family heirloom.
Heavy or important
weighty

I have a very weighty decision to make.
Long lines of something, like in a leaf or the body.
veins

Leaves have veins.
Humans have blood veins.
A high scream or wail
shriek

The girls shrieked when the lights went out.
Stabbing or penetrating
piercing

The ear piercing did not hurt as much as she thought.