x as in fox

One letter represents two sounds (/ks/) at syllable endings.
Usually after “short” vowels.

VC & CVCWith adjacent consonantsUnusual one-syllable spellingsPolysyllabic words
ax (US)
box
cox
dux
ex
fax
fix
fox
hex
lax
lox
max
mix
nix
ox
pax
pix
pox
sax
sex
six
tax
tex
tix
tux
vex
vox
wax
crux
flax
flex
flux
jinx
minx
next
text
twixt
coax
hoax
lynx
affix
annex
anorexic
anthrax
apex
appendix
approximate
axolotl
betwixt
borax
boxer
climax
complex
context
convex
cortex
crucifix
Dixie
duplex
elixir
epoxy
helix
index
larynx
latex
matrix
orthodox
paradox
perplex
prefix
pretext
reflex
reflux
relax
remix
sphinx
subtext
suffix
syntax
thorax
toxin
transfix
vortex

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