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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

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

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