Spelling list: Silent w words

In words starting with wr the letter w is silent. A few other words also have a silent w.

wreck There is a rusty old wreck on the reef. add to list
wren The wren is one of the smallest birds in Britain. add to list
wrestle We saw the policeman wrestle the burglar to the ground. add to list
wretch The poor wretch begged for money. add to list
wriggle The cave explorers had to wriggle through the tunnel. add to list
wrinkle Grandma says she has a new wrinkle every day. add to list
wrist She wore a gold bangle on her wrist. add to list
writhe We watched the poor animal writhe in agony. add to list
wrong He would not accept that he was wrong. add to list
wrought The old gate is made of wrought iron. add to list
write Will you write to me when you go away? add to list
answer Please write your answer in the box. add to list
sword The sword was very sharp. * add to list

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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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