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Study the word list: Silent h words

In these words the letter h is silent. Look for the gh and rh letter patterns in some of the words.

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honest
To be honest, I don't know the answer.
honour British English spelling
Address the judge as 'Your Honour'.
ghost
Spectre is another word for ghost.
ghastly
Those curtains are so ugly I'd call them ghastly.
aghast
I'm aghast at the huge rise in food prices.
gherkin
A gherkin is a small pickled cucumber.
ghetto
He escaped from the city ghetto and made a better life.
ghoul
Ghoul is an old word for an evil spirit.
rhinoceros
In some countries the rhinoceros is in danger of extinction.
rhubarb
Rhubarb is her favourite fruit.
rhyme
Time, crime and chime all rhyme.
rhythm
James plays rhythm guitar.
vehicle
Good locks can deter vehicle theft.
exhibition
Many people visited the art exhibition.
exhaust
I'm exhausted after that long run.

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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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