Centennial dictionary/Simplified manual

Hi all,
I have a Centennial dictionary (an accident – I ordered it when I didn’t know about the differences) but am learning from a Simplified manual.
Apart from the brief forms and the Simplified oo hook on its side, are there any other big differences I should watch out for? Just casually leafing through it, I can’t see any really obvious ones.
Thanks,
Kevin
P.S. Yes, I have checked Andrew’s really useful version descriptions on angelfishy, but Simplified to Centennial is three steps, so I’m not sure how different they are.

(by kevinwal for everyone)

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  1. Here are some principles in common between Centennial and Simplified:   Endings:  -ing, -ings, -ly, -ingly, -ily, -ful, -ification, -ure, -ual, -rity, -lity, -ment, -ble, -ther, -self, -selves, -tion, -sion, -tial, -cial, -cient, -ciency, -ship, -ult, -ulate, -hood, -ward, -ology, -quire, -titute, -titude, -tribute, -quent, -ical, -cle Beginnings: for-, fur-, super-, sub-, self-, ex-, en-, un-, em-, im-, trans-, enter-, inter-, com-, con- Blends: td (Ted, Ded, and Dit), mn (Men, Man, Min, Mon), dv (Dev, Div, Def, Dif — not for tf or tv), rd, ld, nt (nd), mt (md), tn (ten, den, tain), tm (tem, dem), ss (ses, sis), Combinations: ul- (as u) Omission of R in ern (as en), erm (as em), ort (as ot)    In Simplified:   1. the mn blend can be used for Mem 2. the dv blend can be used for tf or tv 3. there is a gent/pent blend. 4. some final t's can be omitted. 5. past tenses may be disjoined. 6. there are many more beginnings and analogical endings.   In Centennial: 1.  all "ow" sounds are spelled as a-u (allow, amount, around, etc.) 2.  all past tenses are joined

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