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Basic Spelling Quiz List

List #: 3967

Comments: Here\'s a list of the most common English words to spell.
Author: Bill Stout.

Created: 05/24/2010

Modified: 05/24/2010

Rating: 5.0 (1 vote)

List of Words:

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(part 1) (30 words)

a, AN, able, about, above, abuse, accept, accident, accuse, across, act, activist, actor, add, administration, admit, adult, advertise, advise, affect, afraid, after, again, against, age, agency, aggression, ago, agree, agriculture

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(part 2) (31 words)

aid, aim, air, air force, airplane, airport, album, alcohol, alive, all, ally, almost, alone, along, already, also, although, always, ambassador, amend, ammunition, among, amount, anarchy, ancestor, ancient, anger, animal, anniversary, announce, another

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(part 3) (31 words)

answer, any, apologize, appeal, appear, appoint, approve, archeology, area, argue, arms, army, around, arrest, arrive, art, artillery, as, ash, ask, assist, astronaut, astronomy, asylum, at, atmosphere, attach, attack, attempt, attend, attention

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(part 4) (31 words)

automobile, autumn, available, average, avoid, awake, award, away, baby, back, bad, balance, ball, balloon, ballot, ban, bank, bar, barrier, base, battle, be, beat, beauty, because, become, bed, before, begin, behavior, behind

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(part 5) (31 words)

believe, belong, below, best, betray, better, between, big, bill, biology, bird, bite, black, blame, bleed, blind, block, blood, blow, blue, boat, body, boil, bomb, bone, book, border, born, borrow, both, bottle

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(part 6) (31 words)

bottom, box, boy, boycott, brain, brave, bread, break, breathe, bridge, brief, bright, bring, broadcast, brother, brown, budget, build, building, bullet, burn, burst, bury, bus, business, busy, but, buy, by, cabinet, call

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(part 7) (31 words)

calm, camera, camp, campaign, can, cancel, cancer, candidate, capital, capture, car, care, career, careful, carry, case, cat, catch, cause, ceasefire, celebrate, center, century, ceremony, chairman, champion, chance, change, charge, chase, cheat

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(part 8) (31 words)

cheer, chemistry, chief, child, children, choose, circle, citizen, city, civilian, claim, clash, class, clean, clear, clergy, climate, climb, clock, close, cloth, clothes, cloud, coal, coalition, coast, coffee, cold, collapse, collect, college

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(part 9) (31 words)

colony, color, combine, come, command, comment, committee, common, communicate, community, company, compare, compete, complete, complex, compromise, computer, concern, condemn, condition, conference, confirm, conflict, congratulate, congress, connect, conservative, consider, constitution, contact, contain

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(part 10) (31 words)

container, continent, continue, control, convention, cook, cool, cooperate, copy, corn, correct, corruption, cost, cotton, count, country, court, cover, cow, crash, create, creature, credit, crew, crime, criminal, crisis, criticize, cross, crowd, crush

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(part 11) (31 words)

cry, culture, cure, curfew, current, custom, customs, cut, dam, damage, dance, danger, dark, date, daughter, day, dead, deaf, deal, debate, debt, decide, declare, decrease, deep, defeat, defend, deficit, define, degree, delay

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(part 12) (31 words)

delegate, demand, democracy, demonstrate, denounce, deny, depend, deplore, deploy, depression, describe, desert, design, desire, destroy, detail, detain, develop, device, dictator, die, diet, different, difficult, dig, dinner, diplomat, direct, direction, dirt, disappear

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(part 13) (31 words)

disarm, disaster, discover, discrimination, discuss, disease, dismiss, dispute, dissident, distance, dive, divide, do, doctor, document, dog, dollar, donate, door, double, down, dream, drink, drive, drop, drown, drug, dry, during, dust, duty

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(part 14) (31 words)

each, early, earn, earth, earthquake, ease, east, easy, eat, ecology, economy, edge, education, effect, effort, egg, either, elect, electricity, embassy, embryo, emergency, emotion, employ, empty, end, enemy, energy, enforce, engine, engineer

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(part 15) (31 words)

enjoy, enough, enter, environment, equal, equipment, escape, especially, establish, estimate, ethnic, evaporate, even, event, ever, every, evidence, evil, exact, examine, example, excellent, except, exchange, excuse, execute, exercise, exile, exist, expand, expect

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(part 16) (31 words)

expel, experience, experiment, expert, explain, explode, explore, export, express, extend, extra, extraordinary, extreme, extremist, face, fact, factory, fail, fair, fall, false, family, famous, fan, far, farm, fast, fat, father, favorite, fear

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(part 17) (31 words)

federal, feed, feel, female, fence, fertile, few, field, fierce, fight, fill, film, final, financial, find, fine, finish, fire, fireworks, firm, first, fish, fit, fix, flag, flat, flee, float, flood, floor, flow

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(part 18) (31 words)

flower, fluid, fly, fog, follow, food, fool, foot, for, force, foreign, forest, forget, forgive, form, former, forward, free, freedom, freeze, fresh, friend, frighten, from, front, fruit, fuel, full, fun, funeral, future

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(part 19) (31 words)

gain, game, gas, gather, general, generation, genocide, gentle, get, gift, girl, give, glass, go, goal, god, gold, good, goods, govern, government, grain, grass, gray, great, green, grind, ground, group, grow, guarantee

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(part 20) (31 words)

guard, guerrilla, guide, guilty, gun, hair, half, halt, hang, happen, happy, hard, harm, harvest, hat, hate, have, he, head, headquarters, heal, health, hear, heat, heavy, helicopter, help, here, hero, hide, high

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(part 21) (31 words)

hijack, hill, history, hit, hold, hole, holiday, holy, home, honest, honor, hope, horrible, horse, hospital, hostage, hostile, hot, hotel, hour, house, how, however, huge, human, humor, hunger, hunt, hurry, hurt, husband

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(part 22) (31 words)

I, ice, idea, identify, if, ignore, illegal, imagine, immediate, immigrant, import, important, improve, in, incident, incite, include, increase, independent, individual, industry, infect, inflation, influence, inform, information, inject, injure, innocent, insane, insect

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(part 23) (31 words)

inspect, instead, instrument, insult, intelligence, intelligent, intense, interest, interfere, international, Internet, intervene, invade, invent, invest, investigate, invite, involve, iron, island, issue, it, jail, jewel, job, join, joint, joke, judge, jump, jury

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(part 24) (31 words)

just, justice, keep, kick, kidnap, kill, kind, kiss, knife, know, knowledge, labor, laboratory, lack, lake, land, language, large, last, late, laugh, launch, law, lead, leak, learn, leave, left, legal, legislature, lend

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(part 25) (31 words)

less, let, letter, level, liberal, lie, life, lift, light, lightning, like, limit, line, link, liquid, list, listen, literature, little, live, load, loan, local, lonely, long, look, lose, loud, love, low, loyal

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(part 26) (31 words)

luck, machine, magazine, mail, main, major, majority, make, male, man, manufacture, many, map, march, mark, market, marry, mass, mate, material, mathematics, matter, may, mayor, meal, mean, measure, meat, media, medicine, meet

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(part 27) (31 words)

melt, member, memorial, memory, mental, message, metal, method, microscope, middle, militant, military, militia, milk, mind, mine, mineral, minister, minor, minority, minute, miss, missile, missing, mistake, mix, mob, model, moderate, modern, money

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(part 28) (31 words)

month, moon, moral, more, morning, most, mother, motion, mountain, mourn, move, movement, movie, much, murder, music, must, mystery, name, narrow, nation, native, natural, nature, navy, near, necessary, need, negotiate, neighbor, neither

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(part 29) (31 words)

neutral, never, new, news, next, nice, night, no, noise, nominate, noon, normal, north, not, note, nothing, now, nowhere, nuclear, number, obey, object, observe, occupy, ocean, of, off, offensive, offer, office, officer

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(part 30) (31 words)

official, often, oil, old, on, once, only, open, operate, opinion, oppose, opposite, oppress, or, orbit, order, organize, other, our, oust, out, over, overthrow, owe, own, pain, paint, paper, parachute, parade, pardon

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(part 31) (31 words)

parent, parliament, part, partner, party, pass, passenger, passport, past, path, patient, pay, peace, people, percent, perfect, perform, period, permanent, permit, person, persuade, physical, physics, picture, piece, pig, pilot, pipe, place, plan

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(part 32) (31 words)

planet, plant, plastic, play, please, plenty, plot, poem, point, poison, police, policy, politics, pollute, poor, popular, population, port, position, possess, possible, postpone, pour, poverty, power, praise, pray, predict, pregnant, present, president

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(part 33) (31 words)

press, pressure, prevent, price, prison, private, prize, probably, problem, process, produce, profession, professor, profit, program, progress, project, promise, propaganda, property, propose, protect, protest, prove, provide, public, publication, publish, pull, pump, punish

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(part 34) (31 words)

purchase, pure, purpose, push, put, quality, question, quick, quiet, race, radar, radiation, radio, raid, railroad, rain, raise, rape, rare, rate, reach, react, read, ready, real, realistic, reason, reasonable, rebel, receive, recent

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(part 35) (31 words)

recession, recognize, record, recover, red, reduce, reform, refugee, refuse, register, regret, reject, relations, release, religion, remain, remains, remember, remove, repair, repeat, report, represent, repress, request, require, rescue, research, resign, resist, resolution

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(part 36) (31 words)

resource, respect, responsible, rest, restaurant, restrain, restrict, result, retire, return, revolt, rice, rich, ride, right, riot, rise, risk, river, road, rob, rock, rocket, roll, room, root, rope, rough, round, rub, rubber

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(part 37) (31 words)

ruin, rule, run, rural, sabotage, sacrifice, sad, safe, sail, sailor, salt, same, sand, satellite, satisfy, save, say, school, science, sea, search, season, seat, second, secret, security, see, seed, seeking, seem, seize

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(part 38) (31 words)

self, sell, senate, send, sense, sentence, separate, series, serious, serve, service, set, settle, several, severe, sex, shake, shape, share, sharp, she, sheep, shell, shelter, shine, ship, shock, shoe, shoot, short, should

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(part 39) (31 words)

shout, show, shrink, sick, sickness, side, sign, signal, silence, silver, similar, simple, since, sing, single, sink, sister, sit, situation, size, skeleton, skill, skin, sky, slave, sleep, slide, slow, small, smash, smell

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(part 40) (31 words)

smoke, smooth, snow, so, social, soft, soil, soldier, solid, solve, some, son, soon, sort, sound, south, space, speak, special, speech, speed, spend, spill, spirit, split, sport, spread, spring, spy, square, stab

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(part 41) (31 words)

stand, star, start, starve, state, station, statue, stay, steal, steam, steel, step, stick, still, stone, stop, store, storm, story, stove, straight, strange, street, stretch, strike, strong, structure, struggle, study, stupid, subject

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(part 42) (31 words)

submarine, substance, substitute, subversion, succeed, such, sudden, suffer, sugar, suggest, suicide, summer, sun, supervise, supply, support, suppose, suppress, sure, surface, surplus, surprise, surrender, surround, survive, suspect, suspend, swallow, swear in, sweet, swim

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(part 43) (31 words)

sympathy, system, take, talk, tall, tank, target, taste, tax, tea, teach, team, tear, technical, technology, telephone, telescope, television, tell, temperature, temporary, tense, term, terrible, territory, terror, terrorist, test, than, thank, that

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(part 44) (31 words)

the, theater, them, then, theory, there, these, they, thick, thin, thing, think, third, this, threaten, through, throw, tie, time, tired, to, today, together, tomorrow, tonight, too, tool, top, torture, total, touch

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(part 45) (31 words)

toward, town, trade, tradition, traffic, tragic, train, transport, transportation, trap, travel, treason, treasure, treat, treatment, treaty, tree, trial, tribe, trick, trip, troops, trouble, truce, truck, true, trust, try, tube, turn, under

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(part 46) (31 words)

understand, unite, universe, university, unless, until, up, urge, urgent, us, use, usual, vacation, vaccine, valley, value, vegetable, vehicle, version, very, veto, victim, victory, video, village, violate, violence, visa, visit, voice, volcano

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(part 47) (31 words)

volunteer, vote, wages, wait, walk, wall, want, war, warm, warn, wash, waste, watch, water, wave, way, we, weak, wealth, weapon, wear, weather, web site, week, weigh, welcome, well, west, wet, what, wheat

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(part 48) (31 words)

wheel, when, where, whether, which, while, white, who, whole, why, wide, wife, wild, will, willing, win, wind, window, winter, wire, wise, wish, with, withdraw, without, witness, woman, wonder, wonderful, wood, word

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(part 49) (20 words)

work, world, worry, worse, worth, wound, wreck, wreckage, write, wrong, year, yellow, yes, yesterday, yet, you, young, zero, zoo, advertize