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Allowed Words | A


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Since May 9, 2018, a total of 9,342 different words have appeared in the Spelling Bee. Here are all 708 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
18

aback
24

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
6

ablate
3

ablaze
2

able
15

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
8

acacia
81

academia
1

academic
1

acai
81

accede
6

acceded
6

accent
2

accentuate
1

accept
11

acceptance
4

acceptant
* 3

acclaim
13

acclimate
1

accompany
1

accord
4

account
3

accountant
3

accrual
4

accruing
1

accuracy
7

aced
6

acetal
6

acetate
15

acetic
10

ache
30

ached
3

aching
2

achoo
12

achy
23

acid
26

acidic
26

acidity
1

acidly
1

acidy
5

acing
9

acme
14

acne
25

acolyte
1

acorn
4

acquaint
1

acquit
1

acrid
14

acridity
1

acridly
1

acrobat
2

acronym
2

acrylic
4

acted
2

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
11

adage
4

adagio
1

adamancy
3

adamant
5

adamantly
2

adapt
9

adaptation
1

adapted
1

adapting
1

adaption
1

adaptor
2

added
9

addend
10

addenda
10

addict
15

addiction
1

adding
7

addition
8

additional
2

additive
1

addling
1

adduct
1

adenine
5

adept
1

adhibit
* 2

adjacency
1

adjourn
3

adjunct
1

adjutant
1

adman
17

admin
6

admiral
2

admit
8

admitted
2

admonition
1

adobe
1

adobo
17

adopt
3

adopted
1

adoptee
1

adoption
1

adorably
3

adorn
12

adrift
2

adroit
2

adulate
1

adulated
1

adult
3

advance
1

advanced
1

advantage
1

advantaged
1

advent
1

advice
1

adwoman
4

adze
1

aeon
14

afar
32

affable
2

affair
18

affect
8

affiance
1

affiancing
1

affiant
6

affiliate
2

affinity
3

affirm
6

affirming
1

affix
2

affixed
1

afflict
4

affluent
1

afford
4

affray
18

affront
3

aflame
3

afloat
6

afoot
9

afoul
4

afraid
2

afro
18

again
2

agape
8

agar
22

agate
10

agave
8

agaze
4

aged
4

ageing
2

agelong
3

agenda
2

agent
2

agile
2

agilely
2

agility
2

aging
2

agita
8

agitate
3

agitation
2

agitator
1

agleam
6

aglet
6

agog
32

agonizing
3

agony
6

agora
14

aground
3

ague
1

ahchoo
* 5

ahead
8

ahem
17

ahoy
14

aide
6

aided
6

aiding
7

ailing
1

aimed
2

aiming
2

aioli
26

airball
9

airboat
1

aircraft
5

airdrop
3

airflow
3

airfoil
4

airily
14

airlift
2

airmail
8

airman
11

airplay
1

airport
2

airtight
1

airway
3

airy
33

aitch
* 6

ajar
6

akin
4

alack
30

alarm
30

alarum
* 3

album
1

alcazar
1

alchemy
3

alcohol
4

alcoholic
2

alcopop
3

aldehyde
1

aleph
8

alfalfa
47

alga
38

algae
16

algal
35

algid
* 1

alibi
36

alien
5

alienate
2

alight
1

align
1

aligning
1

alike
3

alit
54

alive
9

alkali
13

alkane
4

alkene
4

allay
76

allayed
3

allaying
1

allege
16

alleged
1

allegiance
1

allele
31

alleviate
3

alleviated
1

alley
17

alleycat
1

alleyway
1

alliance
2

alligator
1

allocable
2

allocate
2

allocator
4

allonym
* 1

allot
29

allow
19

allowable
1

allowance
3

allowed
1

alloy
35

alloyed
1

alloying
1

allude
1

alluded
1

alluring
1

ally
76

allying
1

almanac
4

almond
1

aloe
18

aloft
6

aloha
14

alone
8

along
8

aloof
19

aloofly
3

aloud
2

alpaca
16

alpha
9

alphabet
2

alpine
1

alright
1

altar
27

although
1

alto
29

alum
11

alumna
2

amalgam
12

amalgamate
1

amaranth
1

amatory
1

amaze
4

amazing
1

ambiance
1

ambience
1

ambient
1

ambit
3

ambition
1

amble
3

ambulant
2

ameba
7

amebae
7

amebic
2

amen
14

amenable
2

amenably
1

amenity
1

amiably
2

amicable
1

amicably
2

amid
15

amino
3

amity
11

ammo
62

ammonia
3

amnio
3

amoeba
2

amoebae
2

amok
7

among
2

amoral
25

amorally
9

amount
1

amour
6

amped
2

amphibian
1

amphora
1

amping
1

ample
7

amplify
1

amply
6

amyl
25

anaconda
3

anal
75

anally
32

analog
8

analogizing
2

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
6

anarchical
2

anarchy
4

anathema
2

anatomy
4

ancho
8

anchorman
1

anchovy
4

ancient
1

andante
1

andiron
4

android
4

anemia
5

anemic
4

anemone
2

anew
5

angel
9

angelic
1

angelica
1

angina
2

angle
9

angling
1

angora
9

angry
5

angular
4

anima
24

animal
3

animate
2

animation
3

anime
5

anion
18

anionic
* 1

ankh
5

ankle
4

anklebone
2

anklet
1

annal
39

anneal
21

annealed
1

annex
7

annexed
3

annihilate
1

annihilation
1

annotating
2

annotation
13

annotator
6

annoy
30

annoying
1

annoyingly
1

annual
23

annually
5

annul
23

annular
13

annularly
6

annuli
6

annulled
1

annulling
1

anodal
* 1

anode
4

anoint
13

anointing
2

anomaly
5

anon
73

anonym
* 10

anoxia
2

antacid
1

antagonizing
1

antarctic
6

ante
11

anted
1

antedate
1

antedated
1

antenatal
4

antenna
11

antennae
11

anthem
2

anthill
2

anti
36

antiaircraft
2

antic
18

antically
1

anticipant
5

anticlimactic
2

antifa
2

antioxidant
1

antipathy
1

antitoxin
3

antonym
4

antonymy
4

anvil
7

anyhoo
12

anyone
3

anyplace
1

anytime
1

aorta
35

aortal
9

aortic
1

apace
19

apart
18

apathy
13

aped
7

apeman
9

apemen
9

apex
4

aphid
4

apian
29

apiarian
* 2

apiary
9

apical
* 2

apiece
4

aping
3

aplenty
1

apnea
18

apocrypha
1

apogee
6

apolitical
2

apollo
* 6

apology
6

aport
* 8

appall
42

appalled
1

apparat
18

appeal
16

appealable
5

appealed
1

appellant
2

appellate
4

appellee
13

append
4

appended
4

appendix
2

appetite
2

appetitive
2

applaud
5

apple
16

applejack
3

applet
4

appliance
1

applicable
1

applicant
1

apply
15

appoint
1

approach
1

apron
10

aptly
4

aqua
3

aquacultural
1

aquanaut
1

aquatic
1

aquatint
1

arabica
3

arachnid
3

arbitrary
1

arbitrator
1

arbor
27

arborio
3

arcadia
14

arcadian
4

arcana
21

arch
25

archaic
16

archival
4

archrival
4

arcing
3

arco
16

arctic
19

ardor
31

argon
9

argonaut
1

argot
4

arguably
1

arguing
1

arhat
27

aria
64

arid
35

aridity
4

aright
1

aril
37

armada
19

armadillo
2

armband
1

armchair
4

armful
2

armload
4

armlock
1

armor
31

armorial
2

armory
8

armpit
1

army
15

arnica
6

aroma
31

aromatic
1

around
8

arrant
25

arrantly
5

array
77

arraying
2

arrhythmia
1

arrival
7

arrow
12

arrowroot
5

arroyo
25

artful
4

artfully
3

arthralgia
1

arthritic
5

arthropod
2

artifact
5

arty
48

arugula
8

arum
6

ataxia
2

athlete
8

athletic
1

athrob
2

athwart
7

atilt
54

atoll
29

atom
29

atomic
5

atonal
7

atonally
3

atoning
2

atop
20

atria
42

atrial
14

atrium
4

atrophy
2

attaboy
4

attach
20

attache
2

attachment
2

attack
17

attacked
1

attacking
1

attagirl
2

attain
36

attainability
1

attainment
2

attaint
* 33

attar
77

attempt
10

attend
1

attendant
1

attended
1

attendee
1

attentive
1

attenuate
4

attenuated
1

attic
48

attract
32

attractant
6

attractor
12

attrition
1

attune
4

attuned
1

auburn
1

audibly
1

audit
3

auditing
1

aught
6

augur
11

augural
* 7

auguring
1

augury
3

aunt
24

aunty
8

aura
42

aural
26

aurally
14

aurora
21

auroral
12

author
2

auto
13

autocracy
2

autocrat
3

automat
2

automata
2

automaton
1

autonomy
1

autumn
1

autumnal
1

auxiliary
1

avail
22

availability
4

available
1

availably
* 3

availed
2

avalanche
3

avatar
9

avenge
2

avenged
1

avenging
1

avian
12

aviary
8

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
3

axel
1

axial
3

axially
2

axilla
3

axillary
1

axiom
3

axiomatic
3

axle
1

axman
3

axon
3

ayatollah
1

azalea
6
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