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Allowed Words | A


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Since May 9, 2018, a total of 10,143 different words have appeared in the Spelling Bee. Here are all 749 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
14

abaci
25

aback
29

abaft
* 1

abalone
4

abandon
9

abandoned
1

abandoning
1

abate
12

abated
1

abatement
2

abating
2

abbacy
12

abbatial
* 2

abbey
11

abbot
22

abdicate
1

abdicated
1

abdomen
1

abeam
* 7

abed
5

abet
12

abetment
2

abettal
2

abetted
1

abhor
2

abide
2

abided
2

abiding
2

ability
6

abject
1

ablate
4

ablaze
2

able
22

abloom
12

ably
30

abnormal
5

aboard
14

abode
1

aboil
8

abomination
2

abort
11

about
5

above
1

abracadabra
10

abroad
14

abundance
1

abut
12

acacia
107

academe
2

academia
3

academic
3

academy
1

acai
107

accede
11

acceded
11

accent
8

accentuate
1

accept
15

acceptance
7

acceptant
* 3

acclaim
13

acclimate
1

accolade
1

accompany
1

accord
9

accordion
1

account
4

accountant
4

accrual
6

accruing
1

accuracy
9

aced
11

acetal
10

acetate
28

acetic
17

ache
37

ached
4

aching
3

achoo
14

achy
26

acid
32

acidic
32

acidity
2

acidly
1

acidy
7

acing
12

acme
24

acne
33

acolyte
1

acorn
7

acquaint
2

acquit
2

acrid
18

acridity
2

acridly
1

acrobat
2

acronym
3

acrylic
4

acted
4

acting
1

action
1

activate
3

active
3

activity
6

actor
14

actual
12

actuality
2

actually
4

actuary
5

actuate
2

actuator
5

acuity
2

acute
2

acyclic
14

adage
7

adagio
1

adamancy
3

adamant
7

adamantly
3

adapt
12

adaptation
2

adapted
2

adapting
1

adaption
* 1

adaptor
3

added
14

addend
14

addenda
14

addict
17

addicted
1

addiction
1

adding
9

addition
11

additional
2

additive
2

addling
4

adduct
1

adenine
6

adept
2

adhibit
* 2

adjacency
2

adjourn
4

adjunct
1

adjutant
1

adman
20

admin
8

admiral
3

admit
10

admitted
3

admonition
2

adobe
1

adobo
21

adopt
6

adopted
2

adoptee
2

adoption
2

adorably
4

adorn
18

adrift
3

adroit
2

adulate
1

adulated
1

adult
5

advance
1

advanced
1

advantage
2

advantaged
2

advent
2

advice
1

adwoman
4

adze
1

aeon
20

afar
37

affable
4

affair
22

affect
11

affiance
1

affiancing
1

affiant
8

affiliate
2

affinity
4

affirm
6

affirming
1

affix
4

affixed
1

afflict
4

affluent
1

afford
4

affray
20

affront
3

aflame
4

afloat
7

afoot
12

afoul
6

afraid
3

afro
22

again
6

agape
12

agar
27

agate
14

agave
11

agaze
4

aged
7

ageing
3

agelong
4

agenda
5

agendum
1

agent
5

agile
2

agilely
2

agility
2

aging
6

agita
12

agitate
3

agitating
1

agitation
2

agitator
2

agleam
7

aglet
7

agog
44

agonizing
3

agony
9

agora
18

aground
3

ague
4

ahchoo
* 5

ahead
14

ahem
21

ahoy
18

aide
9

aided
9

aiding
9

ailing
5

aimed
5

aiming
6

aioli
37

airbag
1

airball
11

airboat
1

aircraft
6

airdrop
3

airflow
4

airfoil
6

airily
16

airlift
2

airmail
10

airman
15

airplay
2

airport
4

airtight
2

airway
3

airy
37

aitch
* 6

ajar
8

akin
5

alack
34

alarm
34

alarum
* 3

album
3

alcazar
1

alchemy
4

alcohol
5

alcoholic
3

alcopop
3

aldehyde
* 1

aleph
10

alfalfa
60

alga
50

algae
20

algal
47

algid
* 1

alibi
45

alien
7

alienable
1

alienate
2

alight
2

align
5

aligning
5

alike
5

alit
68

alive
12

alkali
15

alkane
4

alkene
4

allay
93

allayed
4

allaying
2

allege
20

alleged
1

allegedly
1

allegiance
1

allele
42

alleviate
4

alleviated
1

alley
23

alleycat
1

alleyway
1

alliance
2

alligator
2

allocable
5

allocate
2

allocator
6

allonym
* 1

allot
37

allow
20

allowable
1

allowance
3

allowed
2

alloy
42

alloyed
2

alloying
1

allude
2

alluded
2

alluring
1

ally
93

allying
2

almanac
4

almond
2

aloe
23

aloft
7

aloha
19

alone
10

along
11

aloof
23

aloofly
3

aloud
2

alpaca
18

alpha
11

alphabet
2

alpine
1

alright
2

altar
30

although
2

altitudinal
1

alto
37

alum
16

alumna
3

amalgam
14

amalgamate
1

amaranth
1

amatory
2

amaze
5

amazing
2

ambiance
2

ambience
2

ambient
1

ambit
4

ambition
2

amble
4

ambulant
3

ambulate
1

ambulette
1

ameba
11

amebae
11

amebic
4

amen
18

amenable
2

amenably
1

amenity
2

amiable
2

amiably
3

amicable
2

amicably
3

amid
21

amino
6

amity
14

ammo
79

ammonia
6

amnio
6

amoeba
3

amoebae
3

amok
8

among
3

amoral
29

amorally
9

amount
2

amour
9

amped
2

amphibian
1

amphora
1

amping
1

ample
9

amplify
1

amply
7

amulet
1

amyl
30

anaconda
6

anagram
1

anagramming
1

anal
103

anally
43

analog
11

analogizing
2

analogy
5

analytic
1

analytical
1

analytically
1

analyticity
1

analyzable
1

analyze
3

analyzed
2

analyzing
2

anaphor
2

anaphora
2

anarch
* 4

anarchic
6

anarchical
2

anarchy
5

anathema
2

anatomy
6

ancho
9

anchorman
1

anchovy
4

ancient
4

andante
1

andiron
7

android
7

anemia
7

anemic
5

anemone
3

anew
7

angel
10

angelic
1

angelica
1

angina
6

angle
10

angling
5

angora
10

angry
6

angular
4

anima
33

animal
3

animate
2

animating
1

animation
5

anime
7

anion
28

anionic
4

ankh
5

ankle
4

anklebone
3

anklet
1

annal
67

anneal
26

annealed
2

annex
8

annexed
3

annihilate
1

annihilation
1

annotate
1

annotating
2

annotation
18

annotator
8

annoy
38

annoying
1

annoyingly
1

annual
31

annually
6

annul
31

annular
14

annularly
7

annuli
9

annulled
2

annulling
1

anodal
* 1

anode
5

anoint
18

anointing
2

anomaly
5

anon
98

anonym
* 10

anoxia
* 2

antacid
1

antagonizing
1

antarctic
8

ante
13

anted
1

antedate
1

antedated
1

antenatal
4

antenna
13

antennae
13

anthem
2

anthill
2

anti
51

antiaging
1

antiaircraft
2

antic
25

antically
1

anticipant
7

anticipate
1

anticlimactic
3

antifa
4

antioxidant
2

antipathy
1

antitoxin
5

antonym
6

antonymy
6

anvil
13

anyhoo
15

anyone
5

anyplace
1

anytime
2

aorta
38

aortal
12

aortic
3

apace
26

apart
21

apathy
15

aped
10

apeman
12

apemen
12

apex
6

aphid
7

apian
41

apiarian
* 2

apiary
11

apical
* 2

apiece
7

aping
5

aplenty
1

apnea
27

apocrypha
1

apogee
9

apolitical
2

apollo
* 6

apology
6

aport
* 8

appall
47

appalled
1

appalling
1

apparat
21

appeal
20

appealable
10

appealed
1

appellant
2

appellate
4

appellee
17

append
6

appended
6

appendix
3

appetite
4

appetitive
2

appetize
1

applaud
6

apple
20

applejack
4

applet
4

appliance
1

applicable
2

applicant
2

apply
15

appoint
2

approach
1

apricot
1

apron
11

aptly
4

aqua
4

aquacultural
1

aquanaut
1

aquatic
2

aquatint
1

arabica
3

arachnid
3

arancini
2

arbitrary
2

arbitrator
1

arbor
30

arborio
3

arcadia
18

arcadian
5

arcana
28

arch
29

archaic
20

archival
5

archrival
5

arcing
4

arco
25

arctic
28

ardor
40

argon
10

argonaut
1

argot
5

arguably
1

arguing
1

arhat
31

aria
84

arid
43

aridity
4

aright
* 1

aril
48

armada
20

armadillo
3

armband
2

armchair
5

armful
3

arming
1

armload
4

armlock
1

armor
39

armorial
4

armory
11

armpit
1

army
19

arnica
10

aroma
39

aromatic
2

around
10

arrant
29

arrantly
5

array
88

arraying
3

arrhythmia
1

arrival
9

arrow
17

arrowroot
8

arroyo
32

artful
4

artfully
3

arthralgia
2

arthritic
7

arthropod
3

artifact
6

arty
54

arugula
9

arum
10

ataxia
5

athlete
11

athletic
1

athrob
2

athwart
9

atilt
68

atoll
37

atom
36

atomic
7

atonal
9

atonally
3

atone
1

atoning
2

atop
27

atria
57

atrial
17

atrium
6

atrophy
3

attaboy
5

attach
23

attache
3

attachment
3

attack
19

attacked
1

attacking
1

attagirl
4

attain
51

attainability
2

attaining
1

attainment
2

attaint
* 33

attar
92

attempt
13

attend
1

attendant
1

attended
1

attendee
1

attentive
3

attenuate
4

attenuated
1

attic
66

attitudinal
1

attract
42

attractant
8

attractor
14

attrition
1

attune
4

attuned
1

auburn
1

audibly
2

audit
5

auditing
1

aught
7

augur
12

augural
* 7

auguring
1

augury
3

aunt
32

aunty
10

aura
51

aural
30

aurally
14

aurora
27

auroral
17

author
2

auto
20

autocracy
3

autocrat
5

automat
4

automata
4

automaton
2

autonomy
2

autumn
3

autumnal
2

auxiliary
1

avail
30

availability
4

available
1

availably
* 3

availed
2

availing
1

avalanche
4

avatar
11

avenge
3

avenged
2

avenging
1

avian
20

aviary
8

aviate
6

aviated
2

aviation
3

avid
11

avidity
3

avidly
8

avocet
1

await
8

awake
1

awaken
1

awakening
1

awaking
1

award
16

awarding
1

away
14

awed
3

awing
6

awkward
10

awkwardly
4

awning
6

awry
18

axed
4

axel
2

axial
3

axially
2

axilla
3

axillary
1

axiom
4

axiomatic
3

axle
2

axman
3

axon
6

ayatollah
1

azalea
6
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