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Words with a Silent C

Based on the definitions, guess these words that have a silent C.
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First submittedAugust 17, 2013
Last updatedNovember 14, 2018
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Definition
Word
Shape of a quarter moon
Crescent
The sense of smell
Scent
Subdivision of a play or movie
Scene
Emperor of Russia (alt. spelling)
Czar
To move upward
Ascend
Monarch's ornamental staff
Sceptre
Recreational boat
Yacht
All-knowing
Omniscient
Very common cutting tool
Scissors
To find not guilty
Acquit
Definition
Word
One's sense of right and wrong
Conscience
One's offspring; Heir
Scion
Like a triangle with two sides of equal length
Isosceles
Offensive to current stands of morality
Obscene
Grass-cutting tool carried by Grim Reaper
Scythe
Awake; Aware of one's surroundings
Conscious
To charge with a crime
Indict
Student or follower, such as Jesus had
Disciple
Phonetic sound represented by ə
Schwa
Ukrainian beet soup
Borscht
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level 71
Aug 18, 2013
Okay, not accepting "scepter" for "sceptre"? Then you need to warn that its British Spelling - sorry far more English speakers spell it "er" than "re". BOTH spellings are correct.
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level ∞
Aug 19, 2013
Meant to include both spellings, but made a typo. Fixed now!
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level 59
Oct 10, 2013
Descendants may want to be included for the question regarding Heir, one's offspring, unless the clue gets changed a little bit to be more specific
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level 43
Oct 10, 2013
Yes, I kept trying to put in descendant as well.
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level 66
Mar 30, 2016
Likewise.
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level 67
Sep 19, 2016
Me too.
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level 52
Oct 10, 2013
Same.
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level 61
Oct 10, 2013
Me fourth.
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level 77
Oct 16, 2013
Was also going to comment on the descendant and sceuptreu thing. But you guys beat me to it.
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level 83
Dec 13, 2013
I agree. Both should work.
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level 77
Sep 11, 2016
me too
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level 76
Nov 21, 2016
I could not figure out for the life of me how one's offspring would not be descendants.
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level 61
Dec 22, 2016
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level 61
Jun 19, 2017
Please accept descendants already!
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level 52
Aug 9, 2017
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level 72
Aug 22, 2018
The clue should be changed to "Crappy ghetto car shaped like a block, that should just be converted to the local paddy wagon".
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level 47
Jun 13, 2019
Same!
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level 72
Oct 10, 2013
As soon as I read "sense of smell" all I could think was "olfaction." (Also agree with accepting descendant, since that is the definition of scion)
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level 83
Dec 13, 2013
Isn't this all a bit moot, as "olfaction" doesn't contain a silent c?
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level 73
Jul 20, 2018
moot means either debatable or not relevant - it's certainly relevant and I suspect you meant the opposite of debatable
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level 72
Aug 22, 2018
The original point is irrelevant, as far as a bona fide answer goes, yes.
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level 15
Oct 10, 2013
Couldnt spell isocoles
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level 45
Oct 10, 2013
Me too! I knew it but none of the spellings I tried worked! :-)
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level 55
May 7, 2014
Scion: hideous boxy car
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level 63
Sep 20, 2014
That should be an alternate clue
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level 57
Sep 17, 2019
Toaster with wheels
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level 60
Nov 6, 2014
How is the c in yacht silent?
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level 60
Nov 6, 2014
Also, hacksaw is a common cutting tool
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level 80
Nov 24, 2014
Actually, it's spelled "Raymond Luxury-Yacht", but it's pronounced "Throatwobbler Mangrove".
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level 68
Dec 26, 2016
You're a very silly man and I'm not going to interview you.
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level 68
Dec 26, 2016
And it's not even a real nose.
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level 61
Feb 11, 2018
Because it's pronounced YAHT.
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level 73
Jul 20, 2018
It's pronounced YOT
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level 72
Aug 22, 2018
How did you get to Level 61?
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level 61
Feb 8, 2019
How do people not know what obscene is..

ow wait... should ve known people do not know what it is

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level 68
Jul 2, 2019
Perhaps "cogniscient" could be allowed for "conscious". The definition also fits.
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level 70
Jul 29, 2019
Please accept descendant
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