Modern English sans Foreign English





A

a/an, aback, abaft, abb, abeam, abed, abide, ablaze, ablush, aboard, abode, about, aboutsledge, above, aboveboard, abreast, abroad, abye, ache, acknowledge, acock, acorn, acre, adder, addle, adown, adrift, adze, afar, afford, affright, afield, afire, afloat, afoot, afore, afresh, aft, after, afterbirth, aftercare, afterglow, aftergrass, afterlight, aftermath, aftermost, afters, afterthought, afterwards, again, against, aghast, aglow, agnail, ago, ahead, ahull, ail, ait, ajar, akin, alack, albeit, alder, alderman, ale, alee, alight, alike, alive, all, allay, almighty, almost, aloft, alone, along, aloud, already, also, although, altogether, always, amain, amaze, amid/amidst, amidships, amiss, among, and, anent, anew, angle, angler, anigh, ankle, aneal, anon, another, answer, ant, any, anybody, anyhow, anything, anyway, anywhere, anywise, ape, apish, apple, are, aright, arise, arm, , arrow, as, ash (tree), ash, ashen, ashore, aside, ask, asp, aspen, astern, astir, astride, asunder, at, ate, atilt, atop, auger (tool), aught, awake, awaken, aware, awash, away, aweigh, awhile, awl, awry, axe.


B

back, backgammon, backing, backwards, bad, bairn, bake, baker, bale, balefire, balk, ban, bane, bannock, bare, bark (of dogs), barley, barm, barmy, barn, barrow (hill), barrow (cart), barrow (boar), bass (fish), bast, batch, bath, bathe, be, beacon, bead, beam, bean, bear (n.), bear (v.), beard, beat, beater, beaver, beck (v), beckon, becloud, become, bed, bedel, bedew, bedim, bedraggle, bee, beech, beer, beery, beestings, beeswing, beet, beetle (tool), beetle, befall, befit, befog, before, beforehand, befoul, beget, begin, beginner, beginning, begird, begone, behalf, behave, behead, behest, behind, behindhand, behold, behoof, behove, being, belated, belay, belch, belie, belief, believe, belike, belittle, bell, bell (v), bellow, bellows, belly, bellyful, belong, belongings, beloved, belt, bemoan, ben, bench, bencher, bend, beneaped, beneath, benighted, bent (grass), bent (inclination), benumb, bequeath, bequest, bere, bereave, berhyme, berry, berth, beseech, beset, beshrew, beside, besmear, besmirch, besom, bespeak, besprent, besprinkle, best, bestead, bestir, bestow, bestrew, bestride, bethink, betide, betimes, betoken, betroth, better, between, betwixt, beware, bewilder, bewitch, bewray, beyond, bicker, bid, bide, bier, big, bight, bill (weapon), bill (beak), bin, bind, bindweed, bine, birch, bird, birth, bit, bitch, bite, bittock, black, blacken, bladder, blade, blain, blast, blaze, bleach, bleak, blear, bleat, bleed, blench, blend, bless, blessing, blight, blind (v & n), blindfold, blink, bliss, blithe, blood, bloom (metal), blossom, blot, blow (of wind), blow (of blooming), blunt, blurt, blush, boar, board, boast, boat, bob, bobish, bode, body, boil (inflammation), bold, bolster, bolt, bone, bonfire, book, bookland, boot (to boot), bore, borer, born, borough, borrow, bosom, both, bottom, bough, bow, bower, bowl, boy, boyfriend, braid, brain, bramble, brambling, brand, brandnew, brass, brassy, brawl, braze, brazen, bread, breadth, break, breast, breath, breathe, breech, breed, breeze (fly), brethren, brew, bridal, bride, bridegroom, bridesmaid, bridesman, bridge, bridle, brier, bright, brim, brimstone, brine, bring, bristle, brittle, broad, broke, brood, brook, brook (v), broom, broth, brothel, brother, brotherhood, brow, browbeat, brown, bruise, buck (animal), bud, build, builder, building, bull, bullock, burden/burthen, burdensome, burial, burly, burn (stream), burn (of fire), burner, burrow, burst, bury, business, busy, but, butter, butterfly, buxom, buy, by, bye, byend, bygone, bylane, byname, bypath, byplay, byre, byroad, bystander, bystreet, byway, byword, bywork.


C

calf, calve, cammock, can (n), can (v), canny, canter, care, careful, careless, cart, carve, carver, chafer, chaff, chaffer, chaffinch, champ, chap, chapbook, char/chare/chore, charcoal, charlock, chary, chat/chatter, cheap, cheapen, cheek, cheep, chew, chick/chicken, chide, chiffchaff, chilblain, child, childhood, chill, chin, chine/chink, chink (sound), chirp, chirpy, chitterling(s), choke, choose, chap/chop, chortle, chuck, chuckle, chug, churl, churn, churr, cinder, clam/clamp, clamshell, clamber, clammy, clap, clapper, clapperclaw, claptrap, clasp, clasper, clatter, claw, clay, clean, cleanse, cleat, cleave (v. split), cleave (v. stick), cleaver, cleavers, cleek, cleft, clem, clench, clever, clew/clue, cliff, climb, climber, clincher/clencher, cling, clip (v. embrace), clod, clog, cloop, clot, cloth, clothe, clothes, cloud, clough, clout, clove, clover, cluck, cluster, clutch, clutter, coal, coalmouse, cob, cobble, cobbler, cobweb, cock, cockney, cocky, cod, cold, colt, comb, comber, come, comely, comer, con (study), coo, cool, cooler, coomb, cop, corn, cornstone, cosset, cot/cote, couch (grass), cough, could, cove, coving, cow, cowpox, cowslip, coxcomb, cozen, crab, crack, cracker, crackle, cradle, craft, crafty, cram, crane, crank, crankle, cranky, crave, craw, creak, creep, cress, crib, crimp, cringe, cripple, croak, crock, croft, crop, crow, crowd, crumb, crumble, crumpet, crumple, crunch, cruse, crutch, cub, cud, cuddle, cudgel, cudweed, cunning, curd/crud, curdle, curse.


D

dab, dabchick, daft/deft, daily, daisy, dale, dare, dark, darken, darkle, darkling, darling, daughter, daw, dawn, day, daylight, dead, deaden, deadly, deaf, deafen, deal, dealer, dean, dear, dearth, death, deed, deem, deemster, deep, deer, dell, delve, den, dent/dint/dunt, depth, dewlap, dibber, dibble, dibs, didapper, die, dig, digger, dill, dim, dimple, dingle, dingy, dip, dipper, dirk, distaff, ditch, dither, dive, diver, dizzy, do, dock (herb), dodder, dodge, dodger, doe, doff, dog, dogged, doggy, dole, don, doom, door, dor, dot, dote, dottle, dotty, dough, doughty, dove, dovetail, dowdy, down, down (hill), downfall, downhill, downright, downstairs, downthrow, downtrodden, downward, downy (hilly), draft, draftsman, drag, draggle, drain, drainer, draught, draughtsman, draw, drawback, drawbridge, drawer, drawingroom, drawwell, dray, dread, dreadful, dream, dreamhole, dreary, dredge, dredger, dree, drench, drencher, drey, dribble, drier, drift, drily, drink, drip, drive, drivel, driver, drivingwheel, drizzle, drone, drool, drop, dropping, dross, drought, drove, drover, drown, drowse, drudge, drunk, drunken, dry, duck, ducker, dull, dumb, dumbledor, dummy, dun, dung, dungbeetle, dunghill, durmast, dusk, dust, dwarf, dwell, dweller, dwelling, dwindle, dye.


E

each, ear, ear (of corn), earl, early, earn/erne/ern, earnest, earning, earth, earthen, earthenware, earthquake, earwig, east, easter, easterly, eastern, eat, eaves, ebb, edge, edgeways/edgewise, edgy, eerie, eft, eftsoon(s), eight, eightfold, eighteen, eightsome, eighty, either, eke, elbow, elder, elder (tree), elderly, eldest, eldritch, eleven, elevenfold, elf, elfin, elk, ell, elm, else, elver, ember (n), empty, end, endways/endwise, england, english, enough, ere, erst, eve, even, eve/even/evening, ever, every, everyone, everything, everywhere, evil, ewe, eye.


F

fain, fair, fairing, fairly, fall, fallow, far, fare, farewell, farm, farrow, fart, father, farthest, farthing, fast, fasten, fastness, fat, father, fathom, fatling, fatten, fatty, fawn (cf. fain), fear, fearnought, fearsome, feather, fee, feed, feedback, feel, feeling, fell (skin), fell (v), felloe/felly, fellow, fellowship, felt, fen, fern, ferry, fetch (v), fetch, fetter, fettle, few, fey, fickle, field, fieldfare, fiend, fiery, fifteen, fifth, fifty, fight, filch, file (tool), fill, film, filth, fin, finch, find, finger, fingerling, fir, fire, first, firstling, firstly, fish, fisher, fishy, fist, fit/fytte, fit, fitness, five, flabbergast, flabby, flap, flare, flash, flat (apartment), flax, flaxen, flay, flea, fledge, fledgeling, flee, fleece, fleet, flesh, flesher, fleshings, fleshly, fleshy, flews, flick, flicker, flight, flighty, flimsy, flint, flitch, float, floater, flock, flood, floor, floorer, flow, flown, fluke (fish), flush, flutter, fly, flier, foal, foam, fob, fodder, foe, fog, fold, folk, follow, food, forename, forereach, forerun, foresail, foresee, foreshadow, foresheets, foreshore, foreshorten, foreshow, foresight, forestall, forestay, foretell, forethought, foretime, foretoken, foretop, forewarn, forewarn, forewoman, foreword, foreyard, forget, forgive, forgo, fork, forlorn, former, forsake, forsooth, forspent, forswear, forth, forthcoming, forthright, forthwith, fortnight, forty, forward(s), forwearied/forworn, foster, fosterling, foul, foumart, foundling, four, foursome, fourth, fowl, fox, foxy, frame, free, freedom, freeze, fresh, fret, friday, friend, friendship, fright, frighten, frog, from, frore/frorn, frost, frosty, fulfill, full, fulsome, furrow, further, furthest, furze.


G

gad, gag, gaggle, gainsay, gainst, gale, gall, gallows, gamble, game, gamesome, gammon, gamy, gander, gang, ganger, gangling, gangster, gangway, gannet, garlic, gate, gather, gavelkind, get, ghastly, ghost, giddy, gild, gilt, gird, girder, girdle, girl, give, glad, glade, glass, glassy, glaze, glazing, gleam, glee, glide, glimmer, glimpse, glisten, gloaming, gloom, glove, glow, glum, gnarl, gnarled, gnat, gnaw, go, goad, goal, goat, goatling, god, godhead, gold, golden, goldilocks, good, goodbye, goodly, goodness, goodwill, goody, goose, gore (blood), gore (land), gore (pierce), gorse, gosling, gospel, gospeller, gossamer, gossip, got, grasp, grass, grave, grayling, graze, great, greed, greedy, green, greening, greenth, greet, grey, greyhound, gride, grim, grin, grind, grip, gripe, grisly, grist, gristle, grit, groan, groat, groin, groom, grope, ground, groundling, groundsel, groundsill, grout, grove, grow, (growl), growth, grub, grubby, grunt, grunter, guest, guild, guilt, guilty, gum(s), gut, guttle, guzzle.


H

hack, hackle, haddock, haft, hag, hail, hair, hake, hale, half, halfpenny, halidom, hall, hallow, halt, halter, halve, ham, hammer, hamshackle, hamstring, hand, handicraft, handiwork, handle, handsel, handsome, handy, hang, harbour, hard, harden, hardship, hardy, hare, hark, harm, harp, harrow, harrow/harry, hart, harvest, hasp, hassock, hat, hatch, hatch (of eggs), hatchel, hate, hatred, haugh, haulm, have, haven, haw, hawk, hawse, hawthorn, hay, haze, hazy, hazel, he, head, health, heap, hear, hearken/harken, hearsay, heart, hearten, hearth, heat, heath, heathen, heather, heave, heaven, heavy, heddles, hedge, hedgehog, heed, heel, heel (tilt), heft, hefty, heifer, height, heighten, hele/heal, hell, helm, helm (handle), help, helve, hem, hemlock, hemp, hen, hence, henchman, herd (animals), herd (herdsman), here, heriot, herring, hest, hew, hide (skin), hide (v), hide (measure), hie, hight, hill, hillock, hilt, hind (deer), hind (servant), hind (behind), hinder, hindmost, hindsight, hinge, hint, hip, hip/hep (fruit), hire, hireling, hither, hive, hoar, hoard, hobnail, hobnob, hock/hough, hog, hold, hole, holiday, hollow, hollyhock, holm, , holt, holy, home, hone, honey, honeycomb, honeymoon, hood, hoodwink, hoof, hook, hoop, hoot, hoove, hop, hope, horn, hornet, horse, hose, hot, hound, house, household, housewife, hover, how, hue, hull, hundred, hunger, hungry, hunt, hunter, hurdle, hurst, husk.


I

I, icicle, icy, idle, if, ilk, imp, impish, in, inarm, inasmuch, inboard, inborn, inbred, inbreeding, inch, income, indeed, indoor(s), indraught, indwell, infield, inflow, ingoing, ingot, inkling, inland, inlay, inlet, inly, inmost, inn, inner, inning, inroad, inrush, inset, inshore, inside, insight, instead, instep, into, inward, inweave, inwrought, iron, ironmonger, is, island, it, itch, itself, ivy.


J

jowl.


K

keck, keen, keep, keepsake, ken, kentish, kerf, kernel, key, kidney, kill, killer, kin, kind, kindred, kine, king, kingdom, kinsfolk, kinship, kipper, kirtle, kiss, kite, kith, kittle, knap, knar/knaur/knur, knave, knead, knee, kneel, knell/knoll, knight, knit, knittle, knock, knoll, knot, know, knowledge, knurl.


L

lad, ladder, lade, ladle, lady, lair, laird, lamb, lame, land, lane, lank, lap, lapwing, larboard, lark, last, latch, late, lath, lathe, latter, laugh, laughter, lave, lax, lay, layer, laystall, lea/ley, leach, lead (metal), lead (to guide), leaden, leader, leaf, lean, leap, learn, leasing (falsehood), least, leastways/leastwise, leat, leather, leave, ledge, ledger, lee, leech (healer), leech (worm), leek, leer, leeward, left, lefthanded, leman, lend, length, lengthen, lenten, less, lessen, lest, let (hinder), let (allow), lewd, liar, lice, lich/lych/lyke, lick, lid, lie (of falseness), lie (of rest), lief, life, lift, light (of brightness), light (of weight), lighten, lightning, lightsome, like, likelihood, liken, likeness, likewise, limb, limber, lime, limp, linden, linger, linn, lip, lisp, lissome, list, list (listen), list (lust), listen, listless, lithe, little, live, livelihood, livelong, liven, liver, lo, load/lode, loam, loath, loathe, loathsome, lob, lock, lone, lonely, long, look, loom, lord, lordship, lore, lorn, lose, losel, loss, lot, loud, louse, lout, love, low (moo), lubber, lukewarm, lung, lust, lusty, lye, lykewake.


M

mad, madden, madder, maid/maiden, main, make, malm, malt, maltster, man, manhood, manifold, mankind, many, maple, mar, mare, mark, marrow, marsh, mash/mush, mast, mast (swinefood), match, mattock, match, mattock, maw, may, maze, me, mead, mead/meadow, meal (grains), meal (mealtime), mealtime, mean (common), mean (purpose), meat, meed, meet, mellow, melt, mere (lake), mermaid, merry, mete (measure), methinks, mew (gull), mice, mickle, mid, midday, middle, midge, midnight, midriff, midst, midsummer, midwife, might, mighty, milch, mild, mildew, milk, mill, miller, milt, mind, mine, mingle, minnow, mirth, misbecome, misbegotten, misbelieve, misbehave, misdeed, misdeem, misgive, mishandle, mishear, mislead, mislike, misname, misread, miss, missel, misshapen, mist, mistime, mistletoe, mite, mixen, moan, mold (soil) mole (spot), monday, month, mood, moon, moor, moot, more, moreover, morn/morning, morrow, moss, most, mote, moth, mother, mourn, mouse, mouth, mow, much, mulch, murder, murderer, mirk, must, my, myself.


N

nail, naked, name, nap, narrow, natheless, naught, naughty, nave, navel, neap, near, neat (animal), neath, neb/nib, nibble neck, need, needle, neigh, neighbour, neighbourhood, neither, ness, nest, nestle, net, nether, nettle, never, new, newt, next, nickname, nigh, night, nightingale, nightshade, nill, nimble, nine, nineteen, ninety, ninth, nipple, nit, no/none, no, noll, nonesuch, nor, north, northern, nose, nostril, not, nothing, notwithstanding, nought, nowadays, nowhere, numb, nut, nuzzle.


O

oak, oakum, oar, oast, oat, oath, of, off, offset, offspring, oft, old, olden, on, once, one, only, onset, onto, onward, ooze, open, or, ord, ordeal, ore, other, otherwise, otter, ought, our, ourself, out, outlive, outright, outside, outward, ouzel/ousel, oven, over, owe, own, ox, oxen.


P

pad, pad/paddock (toad), padlock, pail, pan, path, paxwax, pebble, peck/pick, pen (enclosure), penny/pence, pig, pike (point), pillow, pimple, pinfold, pink (to poke), pintle, pith, plash, play, player, plight (risk), plot, plough, pock, pool, pound (enclosure), pound (crush), pout (fish), pox, pretty, prick, prickle, puck, puddle, puff, pull, put


Q

quag, quake, quaker, qualm, queach, queachy, quean, queen, queenly, quell, quench, quern, quick, quicken, quitch (grass), quiver/quaver, quoth/quod.


R

rafter, raid, rain, rainbow, rake, ram, ramson, rand, rank (gross), rathe, rather, raven, raw, reach, read, ready, ream, ream (cream), reap, rear (raise), reave, reck, reckless, reckon, red, rede, reed, reek, reel, reeve, rend, rent (tear), rest, restharrow, retch, rib, rich, rick, riddle, ride, rider, ridge, rife, right, rim, rime (hoarfrost), rind, ring, ripe, rise, rivel, road, roar, rock (to move), rod, roe, rood, roof, rook, room, roost, root, root/rout, rope, rot, rough, row (alignment), row (move boat), rowlock, rudd, rudder, ruddle, ruddock, ruddy, rue, rung, runnel, rush, rust, ruth, rye.


S

sad, saddle, sail, sailor, sake, sallow, salt, saltern, salve, samel, sand, sandblind, sanderling, sap, sapling, sate, saw (tool), saw (saying), sax, say, scatter, screed, scythe, sea, seal, seam, sear, sedge, see, seed, seek, seep, seer, seesaw, seethe, self, sell, send, sengreen, sennight, set, settle, seven, seventh, seventy, sew, shab, shabby, shackle, shad, shade, shadow, shaft, shag, shaggy, shake, shale, shall, shallow, shamble(s), shame, shank, shape, shard, share, sharp, shatter, shave, shaw, she, sheaf, shear, shears, sheath, sheathe, shed, sheen, sheep, sheer, sheet, shell, shepherd, sheriff, shield, shift, shilling, shilly-shally, shimmer, shin, shine, ship, shire, shirt, shit, shoal (shallow), shoe, shook, shoot, shop, shore, short, shorten, shot, shoulder, shove, shovel, show, shower, shram, shred, shrew, shrewed, shrift, shrike, shrill, shrink, shrive, shroud, shrub, shudder, shun, shunt, shut, shuttle, shy, sib, sick, sicken, side, sidelong, sideways, sidle, sieve, sift, sigh, sight, sill silly, silver, sin, since, sinew, sing, sink, sip, sister, sisterhood, sit, sith, six, sixteen, sixth, sixty, slack, slake, slay, sledge, sleek/slick, sleep, sleet, sleeve, slide, slime, slink, slip, slippery, slit, slither, sliver, sloe, slop (liquid), slop (surplice), slope, sloppy, sloth, slough/slew, slow, slumber, slummock, smack/smatch (taste), small, smart, smear, smeech/smitch, smelt (fish), smirk, smite, smith, smock, smoke, smooth, smother, smolder/smoulder, smut, snail, snake, sneak, sneer, sneeze, sniff, snivel, snood, snore, snort, snot, snow, so, soak, soap, soft, soften, soke, some, son, song, songster, soon, soot, sooth, soothe, soothfast, soothsayer, sop, sore, sorrow, sorry, sough, soul, sound (healthy), sound (water), sour, south, southern, sow (seed), sow (hog), spade, span (measure), spare, spark, sparkle, sparrow, speak, spear, speck, speckle, speech, speed, spell, spelt (wheat), spew, spider, spill, spilth, spin, spindle, spinster, spire, spit (rod), spit (saliva), spittle/spattle, splash, spline, spoke (bar), spoon, spoor, spot, sprat, sprawl, spray (branch), spread, sprent, sprig, spring, springal(d), sprinkle, sprit, sprout, spuddle, spur, spurn, squeeze, stab, staff/stave, stag, stair, stalk, stalk (stem), stall, stalwart/stalworth, stammer, stamp/stomp, stand, staniel, staple, star, starboard, starch, stare, stark, starling, start, startle, starve, starveling, stay (rope), stead, steadfast, steady, steal, stealth, steam, steed, steel, steening, steep, steep (soak), steeple, steer, steer (taurus), stem, stench, step, sterling, stern (severe), steward, stick, stiff, stile, still, sting, stingy, stink, stint, stir, stirk, stirrup, stitch, stock, stocking, stone, stool, stoop, stop, stork, storm, stot, stow, straddle, straggle, straight, strain (progeny), strake, strand (shore), straw, strawberry, streak, stream, strength, stretch, strew/strow, strickle, stride, strike, string, strip, stripling, stroke (striking), stroke (caress), strong, strut, stub, stunt (of growth), stud (nail), stud (horse), stunt (to hinder growth), sty (pen), sty (eyesore), such, suck, suckle, suckling, sulk, sulky, sultry, summer, sun, sunday, sunder, sundry, sunny, sup, swaddle, swale/sweal, swallow, swallow (bird), swim, swan, sward, swarm, swart, swarthy, swath, swathe, swear, sweat/swot, sweep/swipe, sweet, swell, swelter, swerve, swift, swill, swim, swine, swing, swinge, swingle, swink, swivel, swoon, swoop, sword.


T

tail, tale, talk, tallow, tame, tap (pipe), tape, taper, tapster, tar, tart (sharp), taut, taw, teach, team, tear (rend), tear (eyedrop), tease, teasel, teem, teen, teens, teeth, teethe, tell, teller, telltale, ten, tetter, than, thane, thank, thanksgiving, that, thatch, thaw, the, theft, then, thence, there, these, thew, thick, thicken, thicket, thief, thieve, thigh, thimble, thine, thing, think, third, thirl/thrill, thirst, thirteen, thirty, this, thistle, thither, thole, thole (pin), thong, thorn, thorough, thorp, those, thou, though, thought, thousand, thrash/thresh, thread/thrid, threat, threaten, three, threesome, threshold, thrice, throat, throe, throng, throstle, throttle, through/thro, throughly, throughout, throw, thrum, thrush, thud, thumb, thunder, thursday, thus, thy, thyself, tick (insect), tickle, tide, tidings, tidy, tie, till, tiller, tiller (a shoot), tilt, tilt (covering), tilth, timber, time, tin, tinder, tine, tire, tit, tithe, titmouse, to, toad, today, to-do, toe, tofall, together, token, toll (knell), tomorrow, toname, tongs, tongue, tonight, to, tool, tooth, top, topple, tor, tough, tousle/tussle, tousy, tout, tow, toward(s), town, trap, tray, tread, treadle, tree, trend, trim, troth, trough, trow, truce, true, trundle, truth, tuesday, tug, tumble, tumbler, turd, turf, tusk/tush, twain, twayblade, tweak, twist, twit, twitch, two.


U

udder, uncanny, uncouth, under, underneath, understand, unkempt, unless, unto, unwieldy, up, upbraid, upend, upholster, upon, upper, uppish, upright, upside-down, us, utmost, utter.


V

vane, vat, vixen.


W

waddle, wade, wag, waggle, wain, waist, wake, waken, wale, walk, wall, wallow, walnut, wan, wander, wane, wanion, wanton, ward, ware (things), ware (aware), ware (beware), wary, warlock, warm, warn, warp, warp (threads), wart (growth), was, wash, wasp, watch, water, wattle, wave, wax, wax (to grow), waxen, way, wayward, we, weak, weakling, weal, weald, wealth, wean, weanling, weapon, wear, weary, weasand, weasel, weather, weave, web, wed, wedding, wedge, wedlock, wednesday, wee, weed, weeds (garments), week, ween, weep, weevil, weft, weigh, weight, weir, weird, welcome, weld, welfare, welk, welkin, well (spring), welladay/wellaway, welsh, welt, wen, wen (letter), wench, wend, werewolf, west, western, wet, wether, wey, whale, wharf, what, whatever, wheat, wheedle, wheel, whelk (snail), whelk (pimple), whelm, whelp when, whence, where, whet, whether, whey, which, while, whilom, whilst/whiles, whine, whinge, whinny, whistle, whit, white, whither, whittle, who, whole, wholesome, whop, whore, whose, why, wick, wicked, wide, widow, widower, width, wield, wife, wight, wild, wilder, wilderness, will, willow, wilt, wimple, win, winch, wind, windlestraw, wing, wink, winnow, winsome, winter, wipe, wire, wisdom, wise, wise (manner), wish, wistful, wit (to know), wit (intellegence), witch, with, withal, withdraw, withe/withy, wither, whithold, within, without, withstand, witness, wive, wizen(ed), woad, woe, wold, wolf, woman, womb, wonder, wont, wonted, woo, woobut/oubit, wood, wooden, woof (abb), wool, woolen, word, work, world, worldling, worm, wormwood, worry, worse, worship, worst, wort, worth, worthy, would-be, wound, wrack,wrath, wreak, wreath, wreathe, wren, wrench, wrest, wrestle, wretch, wright, wring, wrinkle, wrist, writ, write, writhe, wroth, wry.


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yard (stick, measure), yard (ground), yarn, yarrow, yawn, yclept, ye, yea, yean, yeanling, year, yearling, yearly, yearn, yeast, yell, yellow, yelp, yeoman, yes, yesterday, yet, yew, yield, yoke, yolk, yon, yonder, yore, you, young, youngster, your, yourself, youth, yule.


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