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Words with Silent Letter H

Words with Silent Letter H

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 H

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

  • Ache
  • Anchor
  • Archaeology
  • Architect
  • Chaos
  • Character
  • Charisma
  • Chemical
  • Chlorine
  • Choir
  • Chord
  • Choreograph
  • Chrome
  • Echo
  • Ghost
  • Honest
  • Hour
  • Mechanic
  • Monarchy
  • Orchestra
  • Psychic
  • Rhythm
  • Scheme
  • School
  • Stomach
  • Tech
  • What
  • When
  • Where
  • Whether
  • Which
  • While
  • White
  • Why

Silent H words with meaning and examples

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

Meaning: A continuous or prolonged dull pain.
Example: After the long hike, she felt an ache in her legs.

Meaning: A heavy object used to moor a vessel to the sea bottom.
Example: They dropped the anchor to stop the boat from drifting.

Meaning: The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts.
Example: She studied archaeology to learn more about ancient civilizations.

Meaning: A person who designs buildings and in many cases also supervises their construction.
Example: The architect presented the plans for the new library.

Meaning: Complete disorder and confusion.
Example: The sudden storm caused chaos at the outdoor event.

Meaning: The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.
Example: Her character is defined by her kindness and integrity.

Meaning: Compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others.
Example: The leader’s charisma won the hearts of the people.

Meaning: A compound or substance that has been purified or prepared, especially artificially.
Example: The laboratory was filled with bottles of chemical substances.

Meaning: A chemical element used to disinfect water and in the manufacture of many products.
Example: Chlorine is commonly used to keep swimming pools clean.

Meaning: An organized group of singers, typically one that takes part in church services or performs regularly in public.
Example: The church choir sang beautifully during the service.

Meaning: A group of (typically three or more) notes sounded together, as a basis of harmony.
Example: He played a simple chord on the guitar.

Meaning: Compose the sequence of steps and moves for (a performance of dance or ice skating).
Example: She was hired to choreograph the ballet performance.

Meaning: Chromium plate as a decorative or protective finish on motor-vehicle fittings and other objects.
Example: The car’s chrome trim gleamed in the sunlight.

Meaning: A sound or series of sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener.
Example: His shout produced an echo in the empty hall.

Meaning: An apparition of a dead person that is believed to appear or become manifest to the living.
Example: Many people believe they saw a ghost in the old mansion.

Meaning: Free of deceit and untruthfulness; sincere.
Example: She is known for being an honest and trustworthy person.

Meaning: A period of time equal to a twenty-fourth part of a day and night and divided into 60 minutes.
Example: The meeting lasted for one hour.

Meaning: A person who repairs and maintains machinery.
Example: The mechanic fixed the engine of my car.

Meaning: A form of government with a monarch at the head.
Example: The monarchy has a long history in the country.

Meaning: A large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music, which combines instruments from different families.
Example: The orchestra performed a symphony by Beethoven.

Meaning: Relating to or denoting faculties or phenomena that are inexplicable by natural laws, especially involving telepathy or clairvoyance.
Example: She visited a psychic to learn about her future.

Meaning: A strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound.
Example: The rhythm of the drums was mesmerizing.

Meaning: A large-scale systematic plan or arrangement for attaining a particular object or putting a particular idea into effect.
Example: The government introduced a new scheme to improve education.

Meaning: An institution for educating children.
Example: She teaches at the local primary school.

Meaning: The internal organ in which the major part of the digestion of food occurs.
Example: He felt a pain in his stomach after eating too much.

Meaning: Technology.
Example: She works in the tech industry.

Meaning: Asking for information specifying something.
Example: What are you doing this weekend?

Meaning: At what time.
Example: When will you arrive?

Meaning: In or to what place or position.
Example: Where are you going?

Meaning: Expressing a doubt or choice between alternatives.
Example: I don’t know whether to go to the party or not.

Meaning: Asking for information specifying one or more people or things from a definite set.
Example: Which dress should I wear?

Meaning: A period of time.
Example: She read a book while waiting for the bus.

Meaning: Of the color of milk or fresh snow, due to the reflection of most wavelengths of visible light; the opposite of black.
Example: She wore a white dress to the wedding.

Meaning: For what reason or purpose.
Example: Why did you do that?

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