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Study the word list: Silent p words

In these words the letter p is silent. Look for the pn, ps and pt letter patterns. Caution - these must be the hardest words in the Spellzone course - only for the brave to attempt!

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The workman had a pneumatic drill. *
Pneumonia can be a very serious illness. *
The old lady had psychic powers. *
Psychiatry is the study and treatment of mental illness.
The psychiatrist worked at the hospital. *
Psychedelic drugs can be dangerous as they alter the mind.
My brother is studying psychology at college. *
A psychologist studies the way the mind works.
The killer was found to be a psychopath.
Psychosis is a serious mental illness.
Her eating phobias were cured by psychotherapy.
Pterodactyls were flying reptiles, now extinct.
Pterosaurs flew in the Jurassic period.
The ptarmigan is a brown bird living in the colder parts of Europe.

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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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