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This is a list of the 850 words of Charles Kay Ogden's Basic English


A

aableaboutaccountacidacrossactadditionadjustmentadvertisementagreementafteragainagainstairallalmostamongamountamusementandangleangryanimalanswerantanyapparatusappleapprovalarchargumentarmarmyartasatattackattemptattentionattractionauthorityautomaticawake

B

babybackbadbagbalanceballbandbasebasinbasketbathbebeautifulbecausebedbeebeforebehaviorbeliefbellbentberrybetweenbirdbirthbitbitebitterblackbladebloodblowblueboardboatbodyboilingbonebookbootbottleboxboybrainbrakebranchbrassbreadbreathbrickbridgebrightbrokenbrotherbrownbrushbucketbuildingbulbburnburstbusinessbutbutterbuttonby

C

cakecameracanvascardcarecarriagecartcatcausecertainchainchalkchancechangecheapcheesechemicalchestchiefchinchurchcirclecleanclearclockclothcloudcoalcoatcoldcollarcolorcombcomecomfortcommitteecommoncompanycomparisoncompetitioncompletecomplexconditionconnectionconsciouscontrolcookcoppercopycordcorkcottoncoughcountrycovercowcrackcreditcrimecruelcrushcrycupcurrentcurtaincurvecushioncut

D

damagedangerdarkdaughterdaydeaddeardeathdebtdecisiondeepdegreedelicatedependentdesigndesiredestructiondetaildevelopmentdifferentdigestiondirectiondirtydiscoverydiscussiondiseasedisgustdistancedistributiondivisiondodogdoordowndoubtdraindrawerdressdrinkdrivingdropdrydust

E

earearlyeartheastedgeeducationeffecteggelasticelectricendengineenoughequalerroreveneventevereveryexampleexchangeexistenceexpansionexperienceexperteye

F

facefactfallfalsefamilyfarfarmfatfatherfearfeatherfeeblefeelingfemalefertilefictionfieldfightfingerfirefirstfishfixedflagflameflatflightfloorflowerflyfoldfoodfoolishfootforforceforkformforwardfowlframefreefrequentfriendfromfrontfruitfullfuture

G

gardengeneralgetgirlgiveglassglovegogoatgoldgoodgovernmentgraingrassgreatgreengrey/graygripgroupgrowthguidegun

H

hairhammerhandhanginghappyharborhardharmonyhathatehaveheheadhealthyhearingheartheathelpherehighhistoryholehollowhookhopehornhorsehospitalhourhousehowhumor

I

Iiceideaifillimportantimpulseinincreaseindustryinkinsectinstrumentinsuranceinterestinventionironisland

J

jellyjeweljoinjourneyjudgejump

K

keepkettlekeykickkindkisskneeknifeknotknowledge

L

landlanguagelastlatelaughlawleadleaflearningleatherleftlegletletterlevellibraryliftlightlikelimitlinelinenlipliquidlistlittle (less, least) • livinglocklonglooklooselossloudlovelow

M

machinemakemalemanmanagermapmarkmarketmarriedmatchmaterialmassmaymealmeasuremeatmedicalmeetingmemorymetalmiddlemilitarymilkmindmineminutemistmixedmoneymonkeymonthmoonmorningmothermotionmountainmouthmovemuch (more, most) • musclemusic

N

nailnamenarrownationnaturalnearnecessaryneckneedneedlenervenetnewnewsnightnonoisenormalnorthnosenotnotenownumbernut

O

observationofoffofferofficeoiloldononlyopenoperationoppositeopinionotherororangeorderorganizationornamentoutovenoverowner

P

pagepainpaintpaperparallelparcelpartpastpastepaymentpeacepenpencilpersonphysicalpicturepigpinpipeplaceplaneplantplateplaypleasepleasureplough/plowpocketpointpoisonpolishpoliticalpoorporterpositionpossiblepotpotatopowderpowerpresentpriceprintprisonprivateprobableprocessproduceprofitpropertyproseprotestpublicpullpumppunishmentpurposepushput

Q

qualityquestionquickquietquite

R

railrainrangeratraterayreactionredreadingreadyreasonreceiptrecordregretregularrelationreligionrepresentativerequestrespectresponsiblerestrewardrhythmricerightringriverroadrodrollroofroomrootroughroundrubrulerun

S

sadsafesailsaltsamesandsayscaleschoolsciencescissorsscrewseaseatsecondsecretsecretaryseeseedselectionselfsendseemsenseseparateseriousservantsexshadeshakeshamesharpsheepshelfshipshirtshockshoeshortshutsidesignsilksilversimplesistersizeskinskirtskysleepslipslopeslowsmallsmashsmellsmilesmokesmoothsnakesneezesnowsosoapsocietysocksoftsolidsomesonsongsortsoundsouthsoupspacespadespecialspongespoonspringsquarestampstagestarstartstatementstationsteamstemsteelstepstickstillstitchstockingstomachstonestopstorestorystrangestreetstretchstickystiffstraightstrongstructuresubstancesugarsuggestionsummersupportsurprisesuchsuddensunsweetswimsystem

T

tabletailtaketalktalltastetaxteachingtendencytestthanthatthethentheorytherethickthinthingthisthoughtthreadthroatthoughthroughthumbthundertickettighttiredtilltimetintotoetogethertomorrowtonguetoothtoptouchtowntradetraintransporttraytreetricktrouserstruetroubleturntwist

U

umbrellaunderunituseup

V

valueverseveryvesselviewviolentvoice

W

walkwallwaitingwarwarmwashwastewatchwaterwavewaxwayweatherweekweightwellwestwetwheelwhenwherewhilewhipwhistlewhitewhowhywidewillwindwindowwinewingwinterwirewisewithwomanwoodwoolwordworkwormwoundwritingwrong

X

(none)

Y

yearyellowyesyesterdayyouyoung

Z

(none)

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