The letter "A" is one of the most popularly used letters in the English language, and some words that begin with it are "aardvark," "abnormal" and "abject." Other words include "area," "atrophy" and "analogy." More »

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Some words that start with X are xenon, x-ray, xylophone and xenia. The letter X is the third least-common letter in the English alphabet. It is used more frequently than the letters Z and Q, but still only has a frequen... More »

Some long words that start with the letter "l" include labefactation, lachrymogenic, largiloquent, lautenclavicymbel and lendumbrilate. A few more common long "l" words are libertarianism, liquification, logocentrism, lu... More »

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The letters of the alphabet that are used least frequently in the English language are Q, J, Z and X. Each of these letters is used in less than one percent of English vocabulary. Of these, X is the least common letter a... More »

The longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis, with 45 letters. It is an obscure term for a lung disease. The next longest word is the medical term hepaticocholangiocholecysten... More »

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"Helmet, "orient", "ornate", "ration" and "retina" are some examples of common six-letter words in the English language. Other six-letter words that are frequently used include "auntie", "drawer" and "stench". More »

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The Fry word list is an important tool to help children learn to read and understand language; educators incorporate the list of the 1,000 most commonly found words in the English language into lesson plans divided by gr... More »

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