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Spelling list: Silent b words

In these words with the letters mb the letter b is silent. A few other words also have a silent b

Learn about these words in unit 22. Words with silent letters e.g. wrap, comb, sign, knight

Log in for sound bomb The disposal squad quickly defused the bomb.
Log in for sound climb They set out to climb Mount Everest.
Log in for sound crumb The waiter brushed the crumb off the table.
Log in for sound dumb He was struck dumb with horror.
Log in for sound lamb The newborn lamb had to be fed by hand.
Log in for sound limb This soldier has lost the use of two limbs.
Log in for sound numb My fingers are numb with cold.
Log in for sound thumb The killer was trapped by his thumb print.
Log in for sound plumber To fix the sink the plumber needed a better tool.
Log in for sound tomb In the churchyard there was a marble tomb.
Log in for sound womb A baby spends nine months in the womb.
Log in for sound catacomb A catacomb is an underground cemetery.
Log in for sound debt Many people are in debt to their bank.
Log in for sound doubt I doubt if we will have enough money to go on holiday.
Log in for sound subtle His jokes are so subtle we can't understand them.

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