English Vocabulary Word List - Alan Beale's Core Vocabulary - B
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English Vocabulary Word List

Alan Beale's Core Vocabulary - B (1146 Words)

  • B.A.
  • baa
  • babble
  • babe
  • baboon
  • baby
  • baby boom
  • baby boomer
  • baby carriage
  • babysat
  • babysit
  • babysitter
  • bachelor
  • back
  • backbone
  • backbreaking
  • backdrop
  • backer
  • backfire
  • backgammon
  • background
  • backhand
  • backhanded
  • backing
  • backlash
  • backlog
  • backpack
  • backpacker
  • back seat
  • backside
  • backstage
  • backstroke
  • backtrack
  • backup
  • backward
  • backwards
  • backwoods
  • backyard
  • bacon
  • bacteria
  • bad
  • bade
  • badge
  • badger
  • badlands
  • bad language
  • badly
  • badminton
  • badmouth
  • baffle
  • baffled
  • baffling
  • bag
  • bagel
  • baggage
  • baggy
  • bag lady
  • bagpipes
  • bail
  • bailiff
  • bait
  • bake
  • baker
  • bakery
  • balance
  • balanced
  • balance of power
  • balance sheet
  • balcony
  • bald
  • bald eagle
  • balding
  • bale
  • baleful
  • balk
  • ball
  • ballad
  • ballerina
  • ballet
  • ball game
  • ballistic
  • ballistics
  • balloon
  • ballot
  • ballpark
  • ballpoint pen
  • ballroom
  • balls
  • balm
  • balmy
  • baloney
  • bamboo
  • bamboozle
  • ban
  • banal
  • banality
  • banana
  • band
  • bandage
  • Band-Aid
  • bandanna
  • bandit
  • bandstand
  • bandwagon
  • bandy
  • bane
  • bang
  • bangle
  • bangs
  • banish
  • banister
  • banjo
  • bank
  • banker
  • banking
  • bankrupt
  • bankruptcy
  • banner
  • banquet
  • banter
  • baptism
  • baptismal
  • Baptist
  • baptize
  • bar
  • barbarian
  • barbaric
  • barbarism
  • barbecue
  • barbed wire
  • barbell
  • barber
  • barbiturate
  • bar code
  • bare
  • bare-bones
  • barefoot
  • barely
  • barf
  • bargain
  • bargaining chip
  • barge
  • baritone
  • bark
  • barley
  • bar mitzvah
  • barn
  • barnacle
  • barnyard
  • barometer
  • barometric
  • baron
  • barracks
  • barrage
  • barrel
  • barren
  • barricade
  • barrier
  • barring
  • barrio
  • barroom
  • bartender
  • barter
  • base
  • baseball
  • basement
  • bases
  • bash
  • bashful
  • bashing
  • basic
  • basically
  • basics
  • basin
  • basis
  • bask
  • basket
  • basketball
  • basket case
  • bass
  • bass guitar
  • bassist
  • bassoon
  • bastard
  • bat
  • batch
  • bated
  • bath
  • bathe
  • bathing suit
  • bathrobe
  • bathroom
  • bathtub
  • bat mitzvah
  • baton
  • battalion
  • batter
  • battered
  • battery
  • battle
  • battlefield
  • battleground
  • battleship
  • bawdy
  • bawl
  • bay
  • bayonet
  • bayou
  • bay window
  • bazaar
  • BBQ
  • B.C.
  • be
  • beach
  • beach ball
  • beacon
  • bead
  • beady
  • beagle
  • beak
  • beaker
  • beam
  • bean
  • bear
  • bearable
  • beard
  • bearded
  • bearer
  • bearing
  • bear market
  • beast
  • beat
  • beaten
  • beater
  • beating
  • beautician
  • beautiful
  • beautifully
  • beauty
  • beauty parlor
  • beaver
  • bebop
  • became
  • because
  • because of
  • beckon
  • become
  • becoming
  • bed
  • bed and breakfast
  • bedbug
  • bedclothes
  • bedding
  • bedlam
  • bedpan
  • bedraggled
  • bedridden
  • bedroom
  • bedside
  • bedspread
  • bedtime
  • bee
  • beech
  • beef
  • beefy
  • beehive
  • beeline
  • been
  • beep
  • beeper
  • beer
  • beeswax
  • beet
  • beetle
  • befall
  • befallen
  • befell
  • befit
  • befitting
  • before
  • beforehand
  • befriend
  • beg
  • began
  • beggar
  • begin
  • beginner
  • beginning
  • begrudge
  • beguile
  • begun
  • behalf
  • behave
  • behavior
  • behead
  • behind
  • behold
  • beholder
  • beige
  • being
  • belated
  • belatedly
  • belch
  • belie
  • belief
  • believable
  • believe
  • believer
  • belittle
  • bell
  • bell-bottoms
  • belligerence
  • bellow
  • bell pepper
  • belly
  • bellybutton
  • belong
  • belongings
  • beloved
  • below
  • belt
  • beltway
  • bemused
  • bench
  • benchmark
  • bend
  • beneath
  • benediction
  • benefactor
  • beneficial
  • beneficiary
  • benefit
  • benevolence
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • bent
  • bequeath
  • bequest
  • berate
  • bereaved
  • bereavement
  • bereft
  • beret
  • berry
  • berserk
  • berth
  • beset
  • beside
  • besides
  • besiege
  • best
  • bestial
  • bestiality
  • best man
  • bestow
  • bestseller
  • best-selling
  • bet
  • betray
  • betrayal
  • better
  • betterment
  • better off
  • between
  • beveled
  • beverage
  • beware
  • bewildered
  • bewildering
  • bewilderment
  • bewitching
  • beyond
  • bias
  • biased
  • bib
  • Bible
  • bible
  • biblical
  • bibliography
  • bib overalls
  • bicentennial
  • biceps
  • bicker
  • bicycle
  • bid
  • bidden
  • bidder
  • bidding
  • bide
  • biennial
  • bifocals
  • big
  • bigamist
  • bigamous
  • bigamy
  • Big Apple
  • big brother
  • big cheese
  • big deal
  • biggie
  • big league
  • big-league
  • bigmouth
  • big name
  • bigot
  • bigoted
  • bigotry
  • big shot
  • big time
  • big-time
  • bigwig
  • bike
  • biker
  • bikini
  • bilateral
  • bilaterally
  • bile
  • bilingual
  • bill
  • billboard
  • billfold
  • billiards
  • billion
  • billionaire
  • billionth
  • Bill of Rights
  • billow
  • billy goat
  • bimbo
  • bimonthly
  • bin
  • binary
  • bind
  • binder
  • binding
  • binge
  • bingo
  • binoculars
  • biochemistry
  • biodegradable
  • biographer
  • biographical
  • biography
  • biological
  • biologist
  • biology
  • biopsy
  • bipartisan
  • biped
  • biplane
  • birch
  • bird
  • birdbrained
  • birdseed
  • birth
  • birth certificate
  • birth control
  • birth date
  • birthday
  • birthmark
  • birthplace
  • birthrate
  • biscuit
  • bisect
  • bisection
  • bisexual
  • bishop
  • bison
  • bit
  • bitch
  • bitchy
  • bite
  • biting
  • bitten
  • bitter
  • bitterly
  • bitterness
  • biweekly
  • bizarre
  • blab
  • blabbermouth
  • Black
  • black
  • black belt
  • blackberry
  • blackbird
  • blackboard
  • blacken
  • black eye
  • blackhead
  • black hole
  • blackjack
  • blacklist
  • black magic
  • blackmail
  • blackmailer
  • black market
  • blackness
  • blackout
  • blacksmith
  • blacktop
  • bladder
  • blade
  • blah
  • blame
  • blameless
  • blanch
  • bland
  • blandly
  • blank
  • blank check
  • blanket
  • blankly
  • blankness
  • blare
  • blase
  • blaspheme
  • blasphemous
  • blasphemy
  • blast
  • blast furnace
  • blastoff
  • blatant
  • blatantly
  • blaze
  • blazer
  • bleach
  • bleachers
  • bleak
  • bleakly
  • bleakness
  • blearily
  • bleary
  • bled
  • bleed
  • bleeding
  • blemish
  • blemished
  • blend
  • blender
  • bless
  • blessed
  • blessing
  • blew
  • blight
  • blimp
  • blind
  • blind date
  • blindfold
  • blindly
  • blindness
  • blind spot
  • blink
  • blip
  • bliss
  • blissful
  • blissfully
  • blister
  • blistering
  • blithe
  • blithely
  • blitz
  • blizzard
  • bloated
  • blob
  • bloc
  • block
  • blockade
  • blockage
  • blockbuster
  • blockhead
  • block letter
  • blond
  • blood
  • bloodbath
  • blood donor
  • bloodhound
  • bloodless
  • blood pressure
  • bloodshed
  • bloodshot
  • bloodstain
  • bloodstained
  • bloodstream
  • bloodthirsty
  • blood type
  • blood vessel
  • bloody
  • bloom
  • blooper
  • blossom
  • blot
  • blotch
  • blotchy
  • blotter
  • blouse
  • blow
  • blow-dry
  • blown
  • blowout
  • blowtorch
  • blowup
  • blubber
  • bludgeon
  • blue
  • bluebell
  • blueberry
  • bluebird
  • blue blood
  • blue cheese
  • blue chip
  • blue-collar
  • bluegrass
  • blue jay
  • blue jeans
  • blue law
  • blueprint
  • blues
  • bluff
  • bluish
  • blunder
  • blunt
  • bluntly
  • bluntness
  • blur
  • blurb
  • blurred
  • blurry
  • blurt
  • blush
  • blusher
  • Blvd.
  • B.O.
  • boa
  • boa constrictor
  • boar
  • board
  • boarder
  • boardinghouse
  • boarding pass
  • boarding school
  • boardroom
  • boardwalk
  • boast
  • boastful
  • boat
  • boat people
  • bob
  • bobbin
  • bobcat
  • bobsled
  • bodice
  • bodily
  • body
  • bodybuilding
  • bodyguard
  • body language
  • body odor
  • bodywork
  • bog
  • bogeyman
  • bogged down
  • boggle
  • bogus
  • bohemian
  • boil
  • boiler
  • boiling
  • boiling point
  • boisterous
  • bold
  • boldly
  • boldness
  • bologna
  • bolster
  • bolt
  • bomb
  • bombard
  • bombardment
  • bomb disposal
  • bombed
  • bomber
  • bombshell
  • bona fide
  • bonanza
  • bond
  • bondage
  • bone
  • bone-dry
  • bone marrow
  • bonfire
  • bongo
  • bonkers
  • bonnet
  • bonus
  • bony
  • boo
  • boob
  • boo-boo
  • boob tube
  • booby trap
  • booby-trap
  • boogie
  • book
  • bookcase
  • bookend
  • bookie
  • booking
  • bookkeeper
  • bookkeeping
  • booklet
  • bookmaker
  • bookmark
  • books
  • bookstore
  • bookworm
  • boom
  • boom box
  • boomerang
  • boon
  • boondocks
  • boor
  • boorish
  • boost
  • booster
  • boot
  • boot camp
  • bootee
  • booth
  • bootleg
  • bootlegger
  • bootstraps
  • booty
  • booze
  • boozer
  • bop
  • border
  • borderline
  • bore
  • bored
  • boredom
  • boring
  • born
  • born-again
  • borne
  • borough
  • borrow
  • borrower
  • bosom
  • boss
  • bossily
  • bossiness
  • bossy
  • botanical
  • botanist
  • botany
  • botch
  • both
  • bother
  • bothersome
  • bottle
  • bottled
  • bottleneck
  • bottom
  • bottomless
  • bottom line
  • bottoms
  • bough
  • bought
  • boulder
  • boulevard
  • bounce
  • bouncer
  • bouncy
  • bound
  • boundary
  • boundless
  • bounds
  • bountiful
  • bounty
  • bouquet
  • bourbon
  • bourgeois
  • bourgeoisie
  • bout
  • boutique
  • bovine
  • bow
  • bowel
  • bowl
  • bowlegged
  • bowling
  • bow tie
  • box
  • boxcar
  • boxer
  • boxer shorts
  • boxing
  • box office
  • box spring
  • boy
  • boycott
  • boyfriend
  • boyhood
  • boyish
  • Boy Scout
  • Boy Scouts
  • bozo
  • bra
  • brace
  • bracelet
  • braces
  • bracing
  • bracket
  • brackish
  • brag
  • braggart
  • braid
  • Braille
  • brain
  • brainchild
  • brainless
  • brains
  • brainstorm
  • brainwash
  • brainwashing
  • brainy
  • braise
  • brake
  • bran
  • branch
  • brand
  • brandish
  • brand name
  • brand-new
  • brandy
  • brash
  • brass
  • brassiere
  • brass knuckles
  • brassy
  • brat
  • bravado
  • brave
  • bravely
  • bravery
  • bravo
  • brawl
  • brawn
  • brawny
  • bray
  • brazen
  • brazenly
  • brazier
  • breach
  • bread
  • breadbasket
  • breadth
  • breadwinner
  • break
  • breakable
  • breakdown
  • breakfast
  • break-in
  • breaking point
  • breakneck
  • breakthrough
  • breakup
  • breakwater
  • breast
  • breast-fed
  • breast-feed
  • breaststroke
  • breath
  • breathe
  • breather
  • breathing
  • breathless
  • breathlessly
  • breathtaking
  • breathtakingly
  • bred
  • breed
  • breeder
  • breeding
  • breeding ground
  • breeze
  • breezy
  • brethren
  • brevity
  • brew
  • brewer
  • brewery
  • bribe
  • bribery
  • bric-a-brac
  • brick
  • bricklayer
  • bricklaying
  • bridal
  • bride
  • bridegroom
  • bridesmaid
  • bridge
  • bridle
  • brief
  • briefcase
  • briefing
  • briefly
  • briefs
  • brigade
  • bright
  • brighten
  • brightly
  • brightness
  • brilliance
  • brilliant
  • brilliantly
  • brim
  • brine
  • bring
  • brink
  • briny
  • brisk
  • briskly
  • bristle
  • Britain
  • britches
  • British
  • brittle
  • broach
  • broad
  • broadcast
  • broadcaster
  • broaden
  • broadly
  • broad-minded
  • broadside
  • broccoli
  • brochure
  • brogue
  • broil
  • broiler
  • broke
  • broken
  • broken-down
  • brokenhearted
  • broker
  • brokerage
  • bronchitis
  • bronco
  • bronze
  • bronze medal
  • brooch
  • brood
  • brook
  • broom
  • broomstick
  • broth
  • brothel
  • brother
  • brotherhood
  • brother-in-law
  • brotherly
  • brothers-in-law
  • brought
  • brow
  • browbeat
  • brown
  • Brownie
  • brownie
  • Brownies
  • brownish
  • brownstone
  • browse
  • browser
  • bruise
  • brunch
  • brunette
  • brunt
  • brush
  • brush-off
  • brusque
  • Brussels sprout
  • brutal
  • brutality
  • brutalize
  • brutally
  • brute
  • brutish
  • BS
  • B.S.
  • bubble
  • bubble gum
  • bubbly
  • buck
  • bucket
  • buckle
  • bucktoothed
  • bud
  • Buddha
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist
  • budding
  • buddy
  • budge
  • budget
  • buff
  • buffalo
  • buffer
  • buffet
  • buffoon
  • bug
  • buggy
  • bugle
  • build
  • builder
  • building
  • buildup
  • built
  • built-in
  • bulb
  • bulbous
  • bulge
  • bulging
  • bulk
  • bulky
  • bull
  • bulldog
  • bulldoze
  • bulldozer
  • bullet
  • bulletin
  • bulletin board
  • bulletproof
  • bullfight
  • bullfighter
  • bullfighting
  • bullion
  • bullish
  • bull's-eye
  • bullshit
  • bully
  • bum
  • bumblebee
  • bumbling
  • bummer
  • bump
  • bumper
  • bumper sticker
  • bumpy
  • bun
  • bunch
  • bundle
  • bungalow
  • bungee jumping
  • bungle
  • bungler
  • bunion
  • bunk
  • bunk bed
  • bunker
  • bunny
  • buns
  • buoy
  • buoyancy
  • buoyant
  • buoyantly
  • burden
  • bureau
  • bureaucracy
  • bureaucrat
  • bureaucratic
  • burger
  • burglar
  • burglar alarm
  • burglarize
  • burglary
  • burial
  • burlap
  • burly
  • burn
  • burner
  • burning
  • burnish
  • burnt
  • burp
  • burrow
  • bursar
  • burst
  • bury
  • bus
  • busboy
  • bush
  • bushed
  • bushel
  • bushy
  • busily
  • business
  • business administration
  • business card
  • businesslike
  • businessman
  • businesswoman
  • busing
  • bus stop
  • bust
  • buster
  • bustle
  • busy
  • busybody
  • busywork
  • but
  • butcher
  • butchery
  • butler
  • butt
  • butte
  • butter
  • buttercup
  • butterfingers
  • butterfly
  • buttermilk
  • butterscotch
  • buttock
  • button
  • buttonhole
  • buttress
  • buxom
  • buy
  • buyer
  • buyout
  • buzz
  • buzzard
  • buzzer
  • buzzword
  • by
  • bye
  • bye-bye
  • bygone
  • bylaw
  • bypass
  • by-product
  • bystander
  • byte
  • byway

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


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