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Allowed Words | A


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Since May 9, 2018, a total of 10,178 different words have appeared in the Spelling Bee. Here are all 756 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
27

aback
31

abaft
* 1

abalone
4

abandon
9

abandoned
1

abandoning
1

abate
13

abated
1

abatement
2

abating
2

abbacy
12

abbatial
* 2

abbey
11

abbot
23

abdicate
1

abdicated
1

abdomen
1

abeam
* 7

abed
5

abet
13

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
9

abomination
2

abort
12

about
5

above
1

abracadabra
10

abroad
14

abundance
1

abut
12

acacia
110

academe
2

academia
3

academic
3

academy
1

acai
110

accede
12

acceded
12

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
12

acetal
10

acetate
29

acetic
18

ache
39

ached
5

aching
3

achoo
17

achy
27

acid
32

acidic
32

acidity
2

acidly
1

acidy
7

acing
12

acme
25

acne
34

acolyte
1

acorn
7

acquaint
2

acquit
2

acrid
18

acridity
2

acridly
1

acrobat
2

acronym
3

acrylic
5

acted
4

acting
1

action
1

activate
4

activated
1

active
4

activity
6

actor
15

actual
12

actuality
2

actually
4

actuary
5

actuate
2

actuator
6

acuity
2

acute
2

acyclic
15

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

addictive
1

adding
9

addition
12

additional
2

additive
3

addling
4

adduce
1

adduced
1

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
2

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
7

agape
12

agar
27

agate
14

agave
11

agaze
4

aged
7

ageing
4

agelong
4

agenda
5

agendum
1

agent
5

agile
2

agilely
2

agility
2

aging
7

agita
12

agitate
3

agitating
1

agitation
2

agitator
2

agleam
7

aglet
7

agog
45

agonizing
3

agony
9

agora
18

aground
3

ague
4

ahchoo
* 5

ahead
15

ahem
22

ahoy
19

aide
9

aided
9

aiding
9

ailing
5

aimed
5

aiming
6

aioli
39

airbag
1

airball
11

airboat
2

aircraft
6

airdrop
3

airflow
4

airfoil
6

airily
17

airlift
2

airmail
10

airman
15

airplay
2

airport
4

airtight
2

airway
3

airy
38

aitch
* 6

ajar
8

akin
6

alack
35

alacrity
1

alarm
34

alarum
* 3

album
3

alcazar
1

alchemy
4

alcohol
6

alcoholic
4

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
95

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
95

allying
2

almanac
4

almond
2

aloe
23

aloft
7

aloha
20

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
19

amenable
2

amenably
1

amenity
2

amiable
2

amiably
3

amicable
2

amicably
3

amid
21

amino
6

amity
14

ammo
80

ammonia
6

amnio
6

amoeba
3

amoebae
3

amok
9

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
105

anally
44

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
11

anchorman
1

anchovy
4

ancient
4

andante
1

andiron
7

android
7

anemia
8

anemic
6

anemone
3

anew
8

angel
10

angelic
1

angelica
1

angina
7

angle
10

angling
5

angora
10

angry
6

angular
4

anima
35

animal
4

animate
2

animating
1

animation
5

anime
8

anion
30

anionic
4

ankh
5

ankle
4

anklebone
3

anklet
1

annal
69

anneal
26

annealed
2

annex
8

annexed
3

annihilate
1

annihilation
1

annotate
1

annotating
2

annotation
19

annotator
8

annoy
39

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
19

anointing
2

anomaly
5

anon
99

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
53

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
14

anyhoo
16

anyone
5

anyplace
1

anytime
2

aorta
39

aortal
12

aortic
3

apace
26

apart
22

apathy
15

aped
10

apeman
12

apemen
12

apex
6

aphid
7

apian
42

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
22

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
2

arbor
31

arborio
4

arcadia
18

arcadian
5

arcana
28

arch
30

archaic
20

archival
5

archrival
5

arcing
4

arco
26

arctic
28

ardor
40

argon
10

argonaut
1

argot
5

arguably
1

arguing
1

arhat
31

aria
85

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
89

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
56

arugula
9

arum
10

ataxia
5

athlete
11

athletic
1

athrob
2

athwart
9

atilt
68

atoll
37

atom
37

atomic
7

atonal
9

atonally
3

atone
1

atoning
2

atop
27

atria
59

atrial
17

atrium
6

atrophy
3

attaboy
5

attach
24

attache
3

attachment
3

attack
20

attacked
1

attacking
1

attagirl
4

attain
53

attainability
2

attaining
1

attainment
2

attaint
* 33

attar
94

attempt
13

attend
1

attendant
1

attended
1

attendee
1

attentive
3

attenuate
4

attenuated
1

attic
67

attitudinal
1

attract
43

attractant
8

attractor
15

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
6

automat
4

automata
4

automaton
2

autonomy
2

autumn
3

autumnal
2

auxiliary
1

avail
31

availability
4

available
1

availably
* 3

availed
2

availing
1

avalanche
4

avatar
12

avenge
3

avenged
2

avenging
1

avian
21

aviary
8

aviate
7

aviated
3

aviation
3

aviator
1

avid
13

avidity
3

avidly
8

avocet
1

avoid
1

await
8

awake
2

awaken
2

awakening
2

awaking
2

award
16

awarding
1

away
14

awed
3

awing
7

awkward
10

awkwardly
4

awning
7

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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