Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Consolidated Word Lists
The Consolidated Word List is a compilation of over 100 Scripps National Spelling Bee word lists dating as far back as 1950. It appears below in four sections totaling 794 pages. It is FREE. There are 23,413 unique words. Parts of speech, language origins, pronunciations, definitions, and sentences are provided for 10,139 (43%) of these words. Please note that the Consolidated Word List Files posted below were first posted online in early 2004. The Bee has no immediate plans to update the Consolidated Word List.
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I. Preface , Pronunciation Key, and Guide for Language of Origin
VERY IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THE PREFACE!
II. Words Appearing Infrequently
III. Words Appearing with Moderate Frequency
IV. Words Appearing Frequently