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Allowed Words | A


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Since May 9, 2018, a total of 9,028 different words have appeared in the Spelling Bee. Here are all 686 beginning with a, together with the number of times each has appeared. (Those marked with asterisks are currently disallowed from inclusion, to the best of our knowledge.)


aargh
11

abaci
17

aback
23

abaft
1

abalone
3

abandon
8

abandoned
1

abate
8

abatement
1

abating
1

abbacy
11

abbatial
* 2

abbey
9

abbot
19

abdomen
1

abeam
7

abed
1

abet
8

abetment
1

abettal
1

abhor
2

ability
5

ablate
3

ablaze
1

able
14

abloom
10

ably
27

abnormal
4

aboard
11

abode
1

aboil
7

abomination
1

abort
11

about
4

above
1

abracadabra
9

abroad
11

abut
7

acacia
69

academia
1

academic
1

acai
69

accede
4

acceded
4

accent
2

accentuate
1

accept
11

acceptance
4

acceptant
* 3

acclaim
12

acclimate
1

accompany
1

accord
3

account
3

accountant
3

accrual
4

accuracy
7

aced
4

acetal
6

acetate
14

acetic
7

ache
27

ached
1

aching
2

achoo
10

achy
23

acid
21

acidic
21

acidity
1

acidly
1

acidy
5

acing
8

acme
12

acne
23

acolyte
1

acorn
4

acquaint
1

acquit
1

acrid
11

acridity
1

acridly
1

acrobat
2

acronym
2

acrylic
4

acted
1

acting
1

action
1

activate
1

active
1

activity
6

actor
12

actual
8

actuality
1

actually
3

actuary
4

actuate
1

actuator
3

acuity
1

acute
1

acyclic
10

adage
4

adagio
1

adamancy
3

adamant
4

adamantly
1

adapt
7

adaptation
1

adapting
1

adaption
1

adaptor
2

added
7

addend
10

addenda
10

addict
13

addiction
1

adding
6

addition
7

additional
1

additive
1

addling
1

adduct
1

adenine
4

adhibit
2

adjacency
1

adjourn
3

adjunct
1

adjutant
1

adman
15

admin
6

admiral
2

admit
8

admitted
2

admonition
1

adobe
1

adobo
17

adopt
2

adoption
1

adorably
3

adorn
11

adrift
2

adroit
1

adulate
1

adulated
1

adult
3

advance
1

advanced
1

advantage
1

advantaged
1

advent
1

advice
1

adwoman
3

adze
1

aeon
12

afar
31

affable
1

affair
18

affect
8

affiance
1

affiancing
1

affiant
6

affiliate
2

affinity
2

affirm
6

affirming
1

affix
2

affixed
1

afflict
4

affluent
1

afford
3

affray
17

affront
3

aflame
3

afloat
6

afoot
9

afoul
3

afraid
2

afro
16

again
2

agape
8

agar
21

agate
9

agave
7

agaze
4

aged
4

ageing
2

agelong
3

agenda
2

agent
1

agile
1

agilely
1

agility
1

aging
2

agita
7

agitate
2

agitation
2

agitator
1

agleam
5

aglet
5

agog
29

agonizing
2

agony
6

agora
12

aground
2

ague
1

ahchoo
* 5

ahead
5

ahem
16

ahoy
13

aide
4

aided
4

aiding
6

ailing
1

aimed
2

aiming
2

aioli
24

airball
9

airboat
1

aircraft
5

airdrop
3

airflow
2

airfoil
4

airily
14

airlift
2

airmail
7

airman
11

airplay
1

airport
1

airtight
1

airway
3

airy
30

aitch
* 6

ajar
6

akin
3

alack
29

alarm
28

alarum
3

album
1

alcazar
1

alchemy
3

alcohol
3

alcoholic
1

alcopop
2

aldehyde
1

aleph
7

alfalfa
45

alga
36

algae
15

algal
33

algid
* 1

alibi
34

alien
5

alienate
2

alight
1

align
1

aligning
1

alike
3

alit
51

alive
9

alkali
13

alkane
3

alkene
3

allay
73

allayed
3

allaying
1

allege
15

alleged
1

allegiance
1

allele
28

alleviate
3

alleviated
1

alley
16

alleycat
1

alleyway
1

alliance
2

alligator
1

allocable
1

allocate
2

allocator
4

allonym
* 1

allot
29

allow
17

allowable
1

allowance
2

allowed
1

alloy
34

alloyed
1

alloying
1

allude
1

alluded
1

ally
73

allying
1

almanac
4

aloe
15

aloft
6

aloha
12

alone
7

along
8

aloof
16

aloofly
3

aloud
1

alpaca
14

alpha
8

alphabet
2

alpine
1

alright
1

altar
27

although
1

alto
29

alum
10

alumna
2

amalgam
10

amaranth
1

amatory
1

amaze
3

amazing
1

ambient
1

ambit
3

ambition
1

amble
3

ambulant
2

ameba
7

amebae
7

amebic
1

amen
13

amenable
2

amenably
1

amenity
1

amiably
2

amicable
1

amicably
2

amid
15

amino
2

amity
10

ammo
56

ammonia
2

amnio
2

amoeba
2

amoebae
2

amok
6

among
2

amoral
23

amorally
9

amount
1

amour
4

amped
2

amphibian
1

amphora
1

amping
1

ample
7

amplify
1

amply
5

amyl
23

anaconda
3

anal
73

anally
29

analog
8

analogizing
1

analogy
3

analytic
1

analytical
1

analytically
1

analyticity
1

analyzable
1

analyze
2

analyzed
1

analyzing
1

anaphor
2

anaphora
2

anarch
* 4

anarchic
4

anarchical
1

anarchy
4

anathema
2

anatomy
4

ancho
7

anchorman
1

anchovy
3

andante
1

andiron
4

android
4

anemia
5

anemic
3

anemone
2

anew
4

angel
8

angelic
1

angelica
1

angina
2

angle
8

angling
1

angora
8

angry
5

angular
3

anima
23

animal
3

animate
2

animation
3

anime
5

anion
16

anionic
* 1

ankh
5

ankle
3

anklebone
2

anklet
1

annal
37

anneal
20

annealed
1

annex
7

annexed
3

annihilation
1

annotating
2

annotation
12

annotator
5

annoy
28

annoying
1

annoyingly
1

annual
19

annually
5

annul
19

annular
11

annularly
6

annuli
4

annulled
1

anodal
* 1

anode
4

anoint
12

anointing
2

anomaly
5

anon
67

anonym
* 10

anoxia
2

antacid
1

antagonizing
1

antarctic
5

ante
11

anted
1

antedate
1

antedated
1

antenatal
4

antenna
11

antennae
11

anthem
2

anthill
1

anti
34

antiaircraft
2

antic
16

antically
1

anticipant
5

anticlimactic
2

antifa
2

antioxidant
1

antipathy
1

antitoxin
3

antonym
4

antonymy
4

anvil
6

anyhoo
11

anyone
3

anyplace
1

anytime
1

aorta
34

aortal
9

aortic
1

apace
18

apart
16

apathy
12

aped
6

apeman
9

apemen
9

apex
4

aphid
4

apian
27

apiarian
* 2

apiary
8

apical
* 2

apiece
4

aping
3

apnea
18

apocrypha
1

apogee
5

apolitical
2

apollo
* 6

apology
4

aport
8

appall
35

appalled
1

apparat
16

appeal
13

appealable
4

appealed
1

appellant
2

appellate
4

appellee
10

append
4

appended
4

appendix
2

appetite
2

appetitive
2

applaud
5

apple
13

applejack
2

applet
4

appliance
1

applicable
1

applicant
1

apply
12

appoint
1

approach
1

apron
10

aptly
3

aqua
3

aquacultural
1

aquanaut
1

aquatic
1

aquatint
1

arabica
3

arachnid
2

arbitrator
1

arbor
27

arborio
3

arcadia
11

arcadian
2

arcana
17

arch
23

archaic
14

archival
4

archrival
4

arcing
2

arco
16

arctic
18

ardor
28

argon
8

argot
3

arguably
1

arhat
26

aria
62

arid
32

aridity
4

aright
1

aril
36

armada
19

armadillo
2

armband
1

armchair
4

armful
2

armload
4

armlock
1

armor
29

armorial
2

armory
8

army
15

arnica
2

aroma
29

aromatic
1

around
7

arrant
24

arrantly
5

array
74

arraying
2

arrhythmia
1

arrival
6

arrow
10

arrowroot
5

arroyo
25

artful
4

artfully
3

arthralgia
1

arthritic
5

arthropod
2

artifact
5

arty
45

arugula
7

arum
5

ataxia
2

athlete
7

athrob
2

athwart
6

atilt
51

atoll
29

atom
26

atomic
4

atonal
6

atonally
2

atoning
2

atop
16

atria
41

atrial
14

atrium
4

atrophy
2

attaboy
4

attach
19

attache
2

attachment
2

attack
15

attacked
1

attacking
1

attagirl
2

attain
34

attainability
1

attainment
2

attaint
* 33

attar
75

attempt
10

attend
1

attendant
1

attended
1

attendee
1

attentive
1

attenuate
3

attenuated
1

attic
43

attract
30

attractant
5

attractor
12

attune
3

attuned
1

auburn
1

audibly
1

audit
3

auditing
1

aught
6

augur
8

augural
7

augury
3

aunt
22

aunty
8

aura
36

aural
23

aurally
14

aurora
16

auroral
9

author
2

auto
12

autocracy
2

autocrat
3

automat
2

automata
2

automaton
1

autonomy
1

autumn
1

autumnal
1

auxiliary
1

avail
19

availability
3

available
1

availably
3

availed
2

avalanche
3

avatar
8

avenge
1

avenged
1

avian
10

aviary
7

aviate
3

aviated
1

aviation
2

avid
9

avidity
3

avidly
6

await
7

awake
1

awaken
1

awakening
1

awaking
1

award
13

awarding
1

away
10

awed
1

awing
4

awkward
7

awkwardly
3

awning
4

awry
13

axed
2

axel
1

axial
3

axially
2

axilla
3

axillary
1

axiom
2

axiomatic
2

axle
1

axman
3

axon
3

ayatollah
1

azalea
5
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