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Words with Silent Letter G

Words with Silent Letter G

What is a silent letter?

A silent letter is a letter that, in a particular word, does not correspond to any sound in the word’s pronunciation. One of the noted difficulties of English spelling is a high number of silent letters, they make the spelling of words different from their pronunciation.

List of Words with Silent Letter G

Here’s a list of “silent letters G” in English.

  • Align
  • Assign
  • Benign
  • Campaign
  • Champagne
  • Cologne
  • Consign
  • Design
  • Feign
  • Foreign
  • Gnarl
  • Gnarly
  • Gnome
  • Reign
  • Resign
  • Sign

Silent G words with meaning and examples

Here are the silent ‘G’ words with their meanings and examples:

Meaning: Place or arrange things in a straight line or in correct relative positions.
Example: The teacher asked the students to align the chairs in a neat row.

Meaning: Allocate a job or duty to someone.
Example: The manager will assign tasks to each team member.

Meaning: Gentle and kind; not harmful.
Example: The doctor assured us that the tumor was benign.

Meaning: A series of organized actions aimed at achieving a particular goal.
Example: The election campaign was in full swing.

Meaning: A sparkling wine produced in the Champagne region of France.
Example: They toasted the New Year with glasses of champagne.

Meaning: A type of light perfume for men.
Example: He bought a new bottle of cologne.

Meaning: Deliver something to a person’s custody, typically in order for it to be sold.
Example: She decided to consign her old clothes to a second-hand shop.

Meaning: A plan or drawing produced to show the look and function of a building, garment, or other object before it is made.
Example: The architect presented the design for the new museum.

Meaning: Pretend to be affected by a feeling, state, or injury.
Example: She tried to feign interest in the conversation.

Meaning: Of, from, in, or characteristic of a country or language other than one’s own.
Example: They studied foreign languages at university.

Meaning: A rough, knotty protuberance, especially on a tree.
Example: The old tree’s trunk was covered in gnarly knots.

Meaning: Slang for something very good or excellent (often used by surfers), or twisted and rough.
Example: The surfers were excited about the gnarly waves.

Meaning: A small, mythical creature depicted as a small humanoid who lives underground.
Example: The garden was decorated with a colorful gnome.

Meaning: The period during which a sovereign rules.
Example: Queen Elizabeth’s reign has seen many changes.

Meaning: Voluntarily leave a job or other position.
Example: She decided to resign from her position as CEO.

Meaning: A gesture or action used to convey information or instructions.
Example: The road sign indicated the speed limit.

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