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Silent b words

This word list looks at words spelled with a silent b. These mb words are pronounced with the vowel sound m.

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
He lost a limb in the accident.
numb
My fingers are numb with cold.
thumb
I use my thumb to unlock my phone.
plumber
We had to call out the plumber to fix the sink.
tomb
The tomb of the dead hero has many visitors.
womb
A baby spends nine months in the womb.
catacomb
A catacomb is an underground cemetery.
debt
Debt can cripple a country's economy.
doubt
I doubt that we will make it on time.
subtle
The girl gave her friend a subtle hint that it was time to leave the party.

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

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