/s/ Sound Spelled SS Word List
Besides the s spelling, the /s/ sound has six more common spellings, c, ce, ss, sc, st, and se. The ss spelling follows single vowel letters because the purpose of doubled consonants is to mark the preceding vowel letter as the First Vowel Sound of those letters. (The word dissect is an exception.)
Of the 7,000 words in the database constructed from a popular children’s dictionary, 153 of them are words with the /s/ sound spelled "ss".
Note on the word divisions: Each word is divided into chunks determined by the unique and highly effective OnTrack Reading Multisyllable Method. The chunks are not syllables.