Spelling list: Silent h words

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

honest To be honest, I don't know the answer. add to list
honor American English spelling Address the judge as 'Your Honor.'. add to list
ghost 'Specter' is another word for 'ghost'. add to list
ghastly That painting is so awful I'd call it ghastly. add to list
aghast I'm so aghast at how food prices have risen. add to list
gherkin A gherkin is a small pickled cucumber. add to list
ghetto He escaped from the city ghetto and made a better life. add to list
ghoul Ghoul is an old word for an evil spirit. add to list
rhinoceros In some countries the rhinoceros is in danger of extinction. add to list
rhubarb Rhubarb is her favourite fruit. add to list
rhyme Time, crime and chime all rhyme. add to list
rhythm James plays rhythm guitar. add to list
vehicle Good locks can deter vehicle theft. add to list
exhibition Many people visited the art exhibition. add to list
exhaust I'm exhausted after that long run. 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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