Silent letters A-Z

Can you name the words that each contain a different silent letter of the alphabet? Remember, the letter is not necessarily the starting letter, but the silent letter of each word!
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Last updated: August 18, 2016
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Letter
Hint
Word
A
Ciabatta, Pumpernickel, rye, etc.
Bread
B
The Taj Mahal or Great Pyramid
Tomb
C
Usually comes in smooth, striated or cardiac form
Muscle
D
Addams Family daughter
Wednesday
E
Morse, Binary, Error, etc.
Code
F
Pre-Decimal British coin worth 1/480th of a pound
Halfpenny
G
Bubbly Northeastern French province
Champagne
H
It's the best policy
Honesty
I
Amigo, tomodachi, chum
Friend
J
A preparation of the Cannabis plant as a sychoactive drug or medicine
Marijuana
K
That's not a _____, this is a _____!
Knife
L
The source of food for an incubating chick in an egg
Yolk
Letter
Hint
Word
M
Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain, is a way to remember rainbow colours
Mnemonic
N
Fall
Autumn
O
A group of these animals is called a 'leap'
Leopard
P
"The Lord is my shepherd..." #23
Psalm
Q
A liquid made of shellac dissolved in alcohol, that forms a hard protective coating for surfaces
Lacquer
R
Soft drink originally made from the Smilax regelii plant
Sarsaparilla
S
US state with a diamond mine
Arkansas
T
Boléro or Swan Lake e.g.
Ballet
U
If you don't know the answer, you can always...
Guess
V
Scottish town where the West Highland Way path begins
Milngavie
W
What you're trying to work out right now...
Answer
X
Largest city in South Dakota
Sioux Falls
Y
A solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or another deity
Prayer
Z
A landlocked country
Czech Republic
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Level 74
Aug 18, 2016
Great quiz! Spelling: Don Quichotte or Quixote.
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Level 69
Aug 18, 2016
Oh thank you so much! ^-^ This particular performance I saw was Dutch, hence 'Quichot', but I'll just change it.
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Level 54
Aug 19, 2016
Love the fact that you've included Milngavie (pronounced "Mill-guy" for anyone who's confused) in here (even though I didn't even get it myself!). This is one of those quizzes where you really kick yourself afterwards!
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Level 69
Aug 19, 2016
Great :-) Well actually it was the only word I could find with a silent v in it. Apparently a silent v is exceptionally rare!