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This is in the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles.


If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it an Aerious Word™.

Use the examples below to find the rule.

$$\begin{array}{|c|c|}\hline \bbox[yellow]{\textbf{Aerious Words™}} & \bbox[yellow]{\textbf{Not Aerious Words™}}\\\hline \text{TABLE} & \text{COUNTER}\\\hline \text{CHAIR} & \text{SEAT}\\\hline \text{ENGLISH} & \text{CHINESE}\\\hline \text{FACETIOUS} & \text{MISCHIEVOUS}\\\hline \text{TWENTY-SIX} & \text{TWENTY-FIVE}\\\hline \text{LESSON} & \text{LECTURE}\\\hline \text{ADBLOCK PLUS} & \text{UBLOCK ORIGIN}\\\hline \text{BOOK} & \text{READ}\\\hline \text{WATER} & \text{COFFEE}\\\hline \text{PHOTOSHOP} & \text{ILLUSTRATOR}\\\hline \end{array}$$

CSV Version:

Aerious Words™,Not Aerious Words™
TABLE,COUNTER
CHAIR,SEAT
ENGLISH,CHINESE
FACETIOUS,MISCHIEVOUS
TWENTY-SIX,TWENTY-FIVE
LESSON,LECTURE
ADBLOCK PLUS,UBLOCK ORIGIN
BOOK,READ
WATER,COFFEE
PHOTOSHOP,ILLUSTRATOR

These are not the only examples of Aerious Words™, many more exist.

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Aerious Words™ are ...

words in which vowels appear in monotonically increasing order - that is, in an Aerious Word™, a vowel earlier in the sequence $\bf{A, E, I, O, U}$ never follows one later in that sequence.

They are Aerious Words™ because

AERIOUS contains all 5 vowels in order.

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