(alphabetical) word lists?

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Tue Nov 17 17:44:29 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 12:36 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
> Does anyone know of an accessible online list of English words in
> alphabetical order?  Essentially what I'm looking for is a browsable
> list of words (without definitions, pronunciations, etymologies, or
> other entry material) that would be roughly as comprehensive as the
> entries in a college dictionary (or larger).  I suppose a Scrabble
> word list would be a possibility, but the ones I've found are either
> quirky, proprietary, non-functional, or searchable only (and not
> browsable).

You can download all sorts of word lists from the National Puzzlers League


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