English Vocabulary Word List - Alan Beale's Core Vocabulary - A
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Alan Beale's Core Vocabulary - A (1319 Words)

  • aback
  • abacus
  • abandon
  • abandoned
  • abandonment
  • abashed
  • abate
  • abbey
  • abbr.
  • abbreviate
  • abbreviation
  • ABC
  • ABC's
  • abdicate
  • abdication
  • abdomen
  • abdominal
  • abduct
  • abduction
  • aberration
  • abet
  • abhor
  • abhorrence
  • abhorrent
  • abide
  • abiding
  • ability
  • abject
  • ablaze
  • able
  • able-bodied
  • ably
  • abnormal
  • abnormality
  • abnormally
  • aboard
  • abolish
  • abolition
  • abolitionist
  • abominable
  • aboriginal
  • aborigine
  • abort
  • abortion
  • abortive
  • abound
  • about
  • about-face
  • above
  • aboveboard
  • abrasive
  • abrasively
  • abreast
  • abridge
  • abridgment
  • abroad
  • abrupt
  • abruptly
  • abruptness
  • abscess
  • abscond
  • absence
  • absent
  • absentee
  • absenteeism
  • absently
  • absent-minded
  • absent-mindedly
  • absent-mindedness
  • absolute
  • absolutely
  • absolve
  • absorb
  • absorbed
  • absorbent
  • absorbing
  • absorption
  • abstain
  • abstention
  • abstinence
  • abstinent
  • abstract
  • abstraction
  • absurd
  • absurdity
  • absurdly
  • abundance
  • abundant
  • abundantly
  • abuse
  • abusive
  • abysmal
  • abysmally
  • abyss
  • AC
  • academic
  • academically
  • academy
  • accelerate
  • acceleration
  • accelerator
  • accent
  • accented
  • accentuate
  • accept
  • acceptability
  • acceptable
  • acceptably
  • acceptance
  • accepted
  • access
  • accessibility
  • accessible
  • accessory
  • accident
  • accidental
  • accidentally
  • accident-prone
  • acclaim
  • acclaimed
  • acclimate
  • acclimation
  • accolade
  • accommodate
  • accommodating
  • accommodation
  • accommodations
  • accompaniment
  • accompanist
  • accompany
  • accomplice
  • accomplish
  • accomplished
  • accomplishment
  • accord
  • accordance
  • accordingly
  • according to
  • accordion
  • accost
  • account
  • accountability
  • accountable
  • accountant
  • accounting
  • accreditation
  • accredited
  • accrue
  • accumulate
  • accumulation
  • accuracy
  • accurate
  • accurately
  • accusation
  • accuse
  • accused
  • accuser
  • accusing
  • accusingly
  • accustom
  • accustomed
  • ace
  • acerbic
  • ache
  • achieve
  • achievement
  • achiever
  • Achilles' heel
  • achy
  • acid
  • acidic
  • acidity
  • acid rain
  • acknowledge
  • acknowledged
  • acknowledgment
  • acne
  • acorn
  • acoustic
  • acoustics
  • acquaint
  • acquaintance
  • acquainted
  • acquiesce
  • acquiescence
  • acquire
  • acquisition
  • acquit
  • acquittal
  • acre
  • acrid
  • acrimonious
  • acrimony
  • acrobat
  • acrobatic
  • acrobatics
  • acronym
  • across
  • across from
  • across-the-board
  • acrylic
  • ACT
  • act
  • acting
  • action
  • activate
  • activation
  • active
  • activism
  • activist
  • activity
  • actor
  • actress
  • actual
  • actuality
  • actualization
  • actually
  • acumen
  • acupuncture
  • acute
  • acute angle
  • acutely
  • ad
  • A.D.
  • adage
  • adamant
  • adamantly
  • Adam's apple
  • adapt
  • adaptable
  • adaptation
  • adapter
  • add
  • addict
  • addicted
  • addiction
  • addictive
  • addition
  • additional
  • additionally
  • additive
  • address
  • adept
  • adeptly
  • adequacy
  • adequate
  • adequately
  • adhere
  • adherence
  • adherent
  • adhesion
  • adhesive
  • ad hoc
  • adjacent
  • adjectival
  • adjective
  • adjoin
  • adjoining
  • adjourn
  • adjournment
  • adjudicate
  • adjudicator
  • adjunct
  • adjust
  • adjustable
  • adjustment
  • ad lib
  • ad-lib
  • administer
  • administration
  • administrative
  • administrator
  • admirable
  • admirably
  • admiral
  • admiration
  • admire
  • admirer
  • admiring
  • admiringly
  • admissible
  • admission
  • admit
  • admittance
  • admittedly
  • admonish
  • admonition
  • adobe
  • adolescence
  • adolescent
  • adopt
  • adopted
  • adoption
  • adoptive
  • adorable
  • adoration
  • adore
  • adorn
  • adornment
  • adrenaline
  • adrift
  • adroit
  • adroitly
  • adulation
  • adult
  • adulterate
  • adulteration
  • adultery
  • advance
  • advanced
  • advancement
  • advantage
  • advantageous
  • Advent
  • advent
  • adventure
  • adventurer
  • adventurous
  • adverb
  • adverbial
  • adversary
  • adverse
  • adversely
  • adversity
  • advertise
  • advertisement
  • advertiser
  • advertising
  • advice
  • advisable
  • advise
  • adviser
  • advisory
  • advocacy
  • advocate
  • aerial
  • aerobic
  • aerobics
  • aerodynamic
  • aerodynamics
  • aerosol
  • aerospace
  • aesthetic
  • aesthetically
  • aesthetics
  • afar
  • affable
  • affably
  • affair
  • affairs
  • affect
  • affectation
  • affected
  • affection
  • affectionate
  • affectionately
  • affidavit
  • affiliate
  • affiliated
  • affiliation
  • affinity
  • affirm
  • affirmation
  • affirmative
  • affirmative action
  • affirmatively
  • affix
  • afflict
  • affliction
  • affluence
  • affluent
  • afford
  • affordable
  • affront
  • afloat
  • afraid
  • afresh
  • Africa
  • African
  • African-American
  • after
  • aftereffect
  • afterlife
  • aftermath
  • afternoon
  • aftershave
  • aftershock
  • afterthought
  • afterward
  • afterwards
  • again
  • against
  • age
  • aged
  • agency
  • agenda
  • agent
  • ages
  • aggravate
  • aggravating
  • aggravation
  • aggression
  • aggressive
  • aggressively
  • aggressiveness
  • aggressor
  • aggrieved
  • aghast
  • agile
  • agility
  • aging
  • agitate
  • agitated
  • agitation
  • agitator
  • agnostic
  • agnosticism
  • ago
  • agonize
  • agonized
  • agonizing
  • agonizingly
  • agony
  • agree
  • agreeable
  • agreeably
  • agreed
  • agreement
  • agricultural
  • agriculture
  • ah
  • aha
  • ahead
  • aid
  • aide
  • AIDS
  • ailing
  • ailment
  • aim
  • aimless
  • aimlessly
  • ain't
  • air
  • air bag
  • air base
  • airborne
  • air-conditioned
  • air conditioner
  • air conditioning
  • aircraft
  • aircraft carrier
  • airfare
  • airfield
  • air force
  • airily
  • airing
  • airless
  • airline
  • airliner
  • airmail
  • airplane
  • airport
  • air raid
  • airs
  • airspace
  • airstrip
  • airtight
  • air time
  • air traffic controller
  • airwaves
  • airy
  • aisle
  • ajar
  • akin
  • a la carte
  • a la mode
  • alarm
  • alarm clock
  • alarmed
  • alarming
  • alarmingly
  • alarmist
  • alas
  • albeit
  • albino
  • album
  • alcohol
  • alcoholic
  • alcoholism
  • alcove
  • alderman
  • alderwoman
  • ale
  • alert
  • alfalfa
  • algae
  • algebra
  • algebraic
  • algorithm
  • alias
  • alibi
  • alien
  • alienate
  • alienation
  • alight
  • align
  • alignment
  • alike
  • alimony
  • alive
  • alkali
  • alkaline
  • all
  • Allah
  • all-American
  • all-around
  • allay
  • all-clear
  • allegation
  • allege
  • alleged
  • allegedly
  • allegiance
  • allegorical
  • allegory
  • allergic
  • allergy
  • alleviate
  • alleviation
  • alley
  • alliance
  • allied
  • alligator
  • all-inclusive
  • allocate
  • allocation
  • allot
  • allotment
  • all-out
  • allow
  • allowable
  • allowance
  • alloy
  • all right
  • all-star
  • allude
  • allure
  • alluring
  • allusion
  • ally
  • alma mater
  • almanac
  • almighty
  • almond
  • almost
  • alms
  • aloft
  • aloha
  • alone
  • along
  • alongside
  • aloof
  • aloud
  • alphabet
  • alphabetical
  • alphabetically
  • alpine
  • already
  • alright
  • also
  • altar
  • alter
  • alteration
  • altercation
  • alternate
  • alternately
  • alternation
  • alternative
  • alternatively
  • although
  • altitude
  • alto
  • altogether
  • altruism
  • altruistic
  • aluminum
  • alumna
  • alumnae
  • alumni
  • alumnus
  • always
  • AM
  • am
  • A.M.
  • amalgamate
  • amalgamation
  • amass
  • amateur
  • amateurish
  • amaze
  • amazed
  • amazement
  • amazing
  • amazingly
  • ambassador
  • ambassadorial
  • amber
  • ambiance
  • ambidextrous
  • ambiguity
  • ambiguous
  • ambiguously
  • ambition
  • ambitious
  • ambitiously
  • ambivalence
  • ambivalent
  • amble
  • ambulance
  • ambush
  • ameliorate
  • amelioration
  • amen
  • amenable
  • amend
  • amendment
  • amends
  • amenity
  • America
  • American
  • Americana
  • American dream
  • American Indian
  • Americanism
  • amiable
  • amiably
  • amicable
  • amicably
  • amid
  • amidst
  • amiss
  • ammo
  • ammonia
  • ammunition
  • amnesia
  • amnesiac
  • amnesty
  • amoeba
  • amok
  • among
  • amongst
  • amoral
  • amorous
  • amorphous
  • amount
  • amp
  • ampere
  • amphetamine
  • amphibian
  • amphibious
  • amphitheater
  • ample
  • amplification
  • amplifier
  • amplify
  • amply
  • amputate
  • amputation
  • amputee
  • amuse
  • amused
  • amusement
  • amusement park
  • amusing
  • an
  • anachronism
  • anachronistic
  • anagram
  • anal
  • analgesic
  • analogous
  • analogy
  • analyses
  • analysis
  • analyst
  • analytic
  • analyze
  • anarchist
  • anarchy
  • anatomical
  • anatomy
  • ancestor
  • ancestral
  • ancestry
  • anchor
  • anchorman
  • anchorwoman
  • anchovy
  • ancient
  • and
  • anecdotal
  • anecdote
  • anemia
  • anemic
  • anesthesia
  • anesthesiologist
  • anesthetic
  • anesthetist
  • anesthetize
  • anew
  • angel
  • angelic
  • angelically
  • anger
  • angle
  • angler
  • Anglican
  • angling
  • Anglo
  • angrily
  • angry
  • angst
  • anguish
  • anguished
  • angular
  • animal
  • animate
  • animated
  • animation
  • animosity
  • ankle
  • annals
  • annex
  • annexation
  • annihilate
  • annihilation
  • anniversary
  • annotated
  • announce
  • announcement
  • announcer
  • annoy
  • annoyance
  • annoyed
  • annoying
  • annual
  • annually
  • annuity
  • annul
  • annulment
  • anoint
  • anomalous
  • anonymity
  • anonymous
  • anonymously
  • anorexia
  • anorexic
  • another
  • answer
  • answerable
  • answering machine
  • ant
  • antacid
  • antagonism
  • antagonist
  • antagonistic
  • antagonistically
  • antagonize
  • Antarctic
  • Antarctica
  • ante
  • antebellum
  • antelope
  • antenna
  • antennae
  • anthem
  • anthill
  • anthology
  • anthropological
  • anthropologist
  • anthropology
  • antibiotic
  • antibody
  • anticipate
  • anticipation
  • anticlimactic
  • anticlimax
  • antics
  • antidote
  • antifreeze
  • antihistamine
  • antipathy
  • antiperspirant
  • antiquated
  • antique
  • antiquity
  • anti-Semitic
  • anti-Semitism
  • antiseptic
  • antisocial
  • antithesis
  • antitrust
  • antler
  • antonym
  • anus
  • anvil
  • anxiety
  • anxious
  • anxiously
  • any
  • anybody
  • anyhow
  • anymore
  • anyone
  • anyplace
  • anything
  • anytime
  • anyway
  • anywhere
  • apart
  • apart from
  • apartheid
  • apartment
  • apartment building
  • apathetic
  • apathy
  • ape
  • aperitif
  • aperture
  • apex
  • aphorism
  • aphrodisiac
  • apiece
  • aplomb
  • apocalypse
  • apocalyptic
  • apolitical
  • apologetic
  • apologetically
  • apologize
  • apology
  • apoplectic
  • apoplexy
  • apostle
  • apostolic
  • apostrophe
  • appall
  • appalling
  • appallingly
  • apparatus
  • apparel
  • apparent
  • apparently
  • apparition
  • appeal
  • appealing
  • appear
  • appearance
  • appease
  • appeasement
  • append
  • appendage
  • appendices
  • appendicitis
  • appendix
  • appetite
  • appetizer
  • appetizing
  • applaud
  • applause
  • apple
  • apple cider
  • applesauce
  • appliance
  • applicable
  • applicant
  • application
  • applicator
  • applied
  • apply
  • appoint
  • appointed
  • appointee
  • appointment
  • apportion
  • appraisal
  • appraise
  • appreciable
  • appreciate
  • appreciation
  • appreciative
  • appreciatively
  • apprehend
  • apprehension
  • apprehensive
  • apprentice
  • apprenticeship
  • apprise
  • approach
  • approachable
  • approbation
  • appropriate
  • appropriately
  • appropriation
  • approval
  • approve
  • approving
  • approvingly
  • approx.
  • approximate
  • approximately
  • approximation
  • Apr.
  • apricot
  • April
  • April Fools' Day
  • apron
  • apt
  • apt.
  • aptitude
  • aptitude test
  • aptly
  • aquaria
  • aquarium
  • Aquarius
  • aquatic
  • aqueduct
  • Arab
  • Arabic
  • arable
  • arbiter
  • arbitrarily
  • arbitrary
  • arbitrate
  • arbitration
  • arbitrator
  • arc
  • arcade
  • arch
  • archaeological
  • archaeologist
  • archaeology
  • archaic
  • archbishop
  • arched
  • archipelago
  • architect
  • architectural
  • architecture
  • archive
  • archives
  • archway
  • Arctic
  • arctic
  • Arctic Circle
  • ardent
  • ardently
  • ardor
  • arduous
  • are
  • area
  • area code
  • arena
  • aren't
  • arguable
  • arguably
  • argue
  • argument
  • argumentative
  • aria
  • arid
  • Aries
  • arise
  • arisen
  • aristocracy
  • aristocrat
  • aristocratic
  • arithmetic
  • arm
  • armadillo
  • armaments
  • armband
  • armchair
  • armed
  • armed forces
  • armful
  • armhole
  • armistice
  • armor
  • armored
  • armory
  • armpit
  • arms
  • army
  • aroma
  • aromatic
  • arose
  • around
  • around-the-clock
  • arousal
  • arouse
  • arraign
  • arraignment
  • arrange
  • arrangement
  • array
  • arrears
  • arrest
  • arrival
  • arrive
  • arrogance
  • arrogant
  • arrogantly
  • arrow
  • arsenal
  • arsenic
  • arson
  • arsonist
  • art
  • arterial
  • artery
  • arthritic
  • arthritis
  • artichoke
  • article
  • articulate
  • articulately
  • articulation
  • artifact
  • artificial
  • artificial insemination
  • artificial intelligence
  • artificially
  • artificial respiration
  • artillery
  • artisan
  • artist
  • artistic
  • artistically
  • artistry
  • arts
  • artsy
  • artwork
  • as
  • ASAP
  • asbestos
  • ascend
  • ascendancy
  • ascending
  • ascent
  • ascertain
  • ascetic
  • ascribe
  • asexual
  • ash
  • ashamed
  • ashen
  • ashes
  • ashore
  • ashtray
  • Asia
  • Asian
  • Asian-American
  • aside
  • aside from
  • ask
  • askance
  • askew
  • asleep
  • asparagus
  • aspect
  • aspersion
  • asphalt
  • asphyxiate
  • asphyxiation
  • aspiration
  • aspire
  • aspirin
  • aspiring
  • ass
  • assailant
  • assassin
  • assassinate
  • assassination
  • assault
  • assemble
  • assembly
  • assembly line
  • assemblyman
  • assemblywoman
  • assent
  • assert
  • assertion
  • assertive
  • assertively
  • assertiveness
  • assess
  • assessment
  • asset
  • asshole
  • assign
  • assignment
  • assimilate
  • assimilation
  • assist
  • assistance
  • assistant
  • assistant professor
  • assn.
  • assoc.
  • associate
  • associate degree
  • associate professor
  • association
  • assorted
  • assortment
  • asst.
  • assume
  • assumption
  • assurance
  • assure
  • assured
  • assuredly
  • asterisk
  • asteroid
  • asthma
  • asthmatic
  • astonish
  • astonished
  • astonishing
  • astonishingly
  • astonishment
  • astound
  • astounding
  • astray
  • astride
  • astringent
  • astrologer
  • astrological
  • astrology
  • astronaut
  • astronomer
  • astronomical
  • astronomy
  • AstroTurf
  • astute
  • astutely
  • asylum
  • at
  • ate
  • atheism
  • atheist
  • athlete
  • athlete's foot
  • athletic
  • athletics
  • Atlantic
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • atlas
  • ATM
  • atmosphere
  • atmospheric
  • atom
  • atomic
  • atomic bomb
  • atomic energy
  • atonement
  • atrocious
  • atrociously
  • atrocity
  • attach
  • attache
  • attache case
  • attached
  • attachment
  • attack
  • attacker
  • attain
  • attainable
  • attainment
  • attempt
  • attend
  • attendance
  • attendant
  • attention
  • attentive
  • attentively
  • attest
  • attic
  • attire
  • attitude
  • attorney
  • attorney general
  • attract
  • attraction
  • attractive
  • attractively
  • attractiveness
  • attributable
  • attribute
  • attribution
  • attuned
  • atty.
  • auburn
  • auction
  • auctioneer
  • audacious
  • audacity
  • audible
  • audibly
  • audience
  • audio
  • audiovisual
  • audit
  • audition
  • auditor
  • auditorium
  • Aug.
  • augment
  • August
  • aunt
  • aura
  • aural
  • auspices
  • auspicious
  • austere
  • austerity
  • Australia
  • Australian
  • authentic
  • authentically
  • authenticate
  • authenticity
  • author
  • authoritarian
  • authoritative
  • authoritatively
  • authority
  • authorization
  • authorize
  • authorship
  • autistic
  • auto
  • autobiographical
  • autobiography
  • autocracy
  • autocrat
  • autocratic
  • autograph
  • automate
  • automatic
  • automatically
  • automation
  • automobile
  • automotive
  • autonomous
  • autonomously
  • autonomy
  • autopsy
  • autoworker
  • autumn
  • autumnal
  • auxiliary
  • AV
  • avail
  • availability
  • available
  • avalanche
  • avant-garde
  • avarice
  • avaricious
  • Ave.
  • avenge
  • avenue
  • average
  • averse
  • aversion
  • avert
  • aviation
  • aviator
  • avid
  • avidly
  • avocado
  • avoid
  • avoidable
  • avoidance
  • avow
  • avowal
  • avowed
  • aw
  • await
  • awake
  • awaken
  • awakening
  • award
  • aware
  • awareness
  • awash
  • away
  • awe
  • awe-inspiring
  • awesome
  • awful
  • awfully
  • awhile
  • awkward
  • awkwardly
  • awkwardness
  • awning
  • awoke
  • awoken
  • AWOL
  • awry
  • ax
  • axes
  • axiom
  • axiomatic
  • axis
  • axle

These are words from the 3esl.txt file from release 4.0 of 12dicts, released Jan. 18, 2003.


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