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    Smile silent c

    I would like to find some words begging with silent "C"


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    Re: silent c

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    I would like to find some words beginning with silent "C"

    I cannot think of words beginning with a silent c.

    There are many with a silent c in their structure: ascent, scent, descent [and many others].

    see here for more information: AskOxford: Silent Letters

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    Re: silent c

    Only one I can think of offhand is actually a Yiddish word but it is used commonly in English: chutzpah. Pronounced "hootzpah."

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