Dropped syllables

2 or 3 syllables 3 or 4 syllables 4 or 5 syllables  5 or 6 syllables

aspirin

average

beverage

business

camera

Catholic

chocolate

desperate

diamond

different

evening

every

factory

family

favourite

federal

general

history

interest

ivory

memory

mystery

natural

opera

preference

restaurant

reverence

separate

several

theory

travelling

Wednesday

actually

basically

comfortable

deliberate

delivery

discovery

jewellery

miniature

miserable

ordinary

personally

practically

stationary

stationery

temperature

vegetable

virtually

 

dramatically

elementary

especially

introductory

laboratory

particularly

respiratory

extraordinary

veterinarian