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Study the word list: Silent g words

In these words with the letters gn the letter g is silent

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gnome
She has a dozen plaster gnomes in her garden.
gnat
A gnat is a small biting insect.
gnu
The gnu is an African antelope.
gnash
To gnash your teeth is to grind them together.
gnarled
The trunk of the old tree was gnarled.
sign
The sign on the door said 'PULL'.
design
Do you like the design of this web site?
resign
If I don't get more pay, I'll resign.
align
To align means to match up alongside.
assign
We need to assign roles to each employee.
benign
A malign tumour is malignant; a benign one is not malignant.
malign
A malign tumour is malignant; a benign one is not malignant.
deign
Will the boss deign to attend our party?
reign
The country prospered under the King's reign.
foreign
We love foreign travel.
sovereign
A reigning king or queen is a sovereign.
campaign
Will you support my campaign for better food?
consignment
A consignment of goods was sent from the factory.

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