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Word Bank
1200 High Frequency Writing Words
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The words in this word bank are listed in the order of their frequency of use in everyday writing.
Since "the" is the most frequently used word in the English language, it is number one in the word bank.
The first 25 words are used in 33% of everyday writing, the first 100 words appear in 50% of adult and student writing,
and the first 1,000 words are used in 89% of everyday writing.
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1   the 
2   of
3   and
4   a
5   to
6   in
7   is
8   you
9   that
10  it
11  he
12  for
13  was
14  on
15  are
16  as
17  with
18  his
19  they
20  at
21  be
22  this
23  from
24  I
25  have
26  or
27  by
28  one
29  had
30  not
31  but
32  what
33  all
34  were
35  when
36  we
37  there
38  can
39  an
40  your
41  which
42  their
43  said
44  if
45  do
46  will
47  each
48  about
49  how
50  up
51  out
52  them
53  then
54  she
55  many
56  some
57  so
58  these
59  would
60  other
61  into
62  has
63  more
64  her
65  two
66  like
67  him
68  see
69  time
70  could
71  no
72  make
73  than
74  first
75  been
76  its
77  who
78  now
79  people
80  my
81  made
82  over
83  did
84  down
85  only
86  way
87  find
88  use
89  may
90  water
91  long
92  little
93  very
94  after
95  words
96  called
97  just
98  where
99  most
100  know
101  get
102  through
103  back
104  much
105  go
106  good
107  new
108  write
109  our
110  me
111  man
112  too
113  any
114  day
115  same
116  right
117  look
118  think
119  also
120  around
121  another
122  came
123  come
124  work
125  three
126  must
127  because
128  does
129  part
130  even
131  place
132  well
133  such
134  here
135  take
136  why
137  help
138  put
139  different
140  away
141  again
142  off
143  went
144  old
145  number
146  great
147  tell
148  men
149  say
150  small
151  every
152  found
153  still
154  between
155  mane
156  should
157  home
158  big
159  give
160  air
161  line
162  set
163  own
164  under
165  read
166  last
167  never
168  us
169  left
170  end
171  along
172  while
173  might
174  next
175  sound
176  below
177  saw
178  something
179  thought
180  both
181  few
182  those
183  always
184  show
185  large
186  often
187  together
188  asked
189  house
190  don't
191  world
192  going
193  want
194  school
195  important
196  until 
197  form
198  food
199  keep
200  children
201  feet
202  land
203  side
204  without
205  boy
206  once
207  animal
208  life
209  enough
210  took
211  four
212  head
213  above
214  kind
215  began
216  almost
217  live
218  page
219  got
220  earth
221  need
222  far
223  hand
224  high
225  year
226  mother
227  light
228  country
229  father
230  let
231  night
232  picture
233  being
234  study
235  second
236  soon
237  story
238  since
239  white
240  ever
241  paper
242  hard
243  near
244  sentence
245  better
246  best
247  across
248  during
249  today
250  however
251  sure
252  knew
253  it's
254  try
255  told
256  young
257  sun
258  thing
259  whole
260  hear
261  example
262  heard
263  several
264  change
265  answer
266  room
267  sea
268  against
269  top
270  turned
271  learn
272  point
273  city
274  play
275  toward
276  five
277  himself
278  usually
279  money
280  seen
281  didn't
282  car
283  morning
284  I'm
285  body
286  upon
287  family
288  later
289  turn
290  move
291  face
292  door
293  cut
294  done
295  group
296  true
297  half
298  red
299  fish
300  plants
301  living
302  black
303  eat
304  short
305  United  States
306  run
307  book
308  gave
309  order
310  open
311  ground
312  cold
313  really
314  table
315  remember
316  tree
317  course
318  front
319  American
320  space
321  inside
322  ago
323  sad
324  early
325  I'll
326  learned
327  brought
328  close
329  nothing
330  though
331  idea
332  before
333  lived
334  became
335  add
336  become
337  grow
338  draw
339  yet
340  less
341  wind
342  behind
343  cannot
344  letter
345  among
346  able
347  dog
348  shown
349  mean
350  English
351  rest
352  perhaps
353  certain
354  six
355  feel
356  fire
357  ready
358  green
359  yes
360  built
361  special
362  ran
363  full
364  town
365  complete
366  oh
367  person
368  hot
369  anything
370  hold
371  state
372  list
373  stood
374  hundred
375  ten
376  fast
377  felt
378  kept
379  notice
380  can't
381  strong
382  voice
383  probably
384  area
385  horse
386  matter
387  stand
388  box
389  start
390  that's
391  class
392  piece
393  surface
394  river
395  common
396  stop
397  am
398  talk
399  whether
400  fine
401  round
402  dark
403  past
404  ball
405  girl
406  road
407  blue
408  instead
409  either
410  held
411  already
412  warm
413  gone
414  finally
415  summer
416  understand
417  moon
418  animals
419  mind
420  outside
421  power
422  problem
423  longer
424  winter
425  deep
426  heavy
427  carefully
428  follow
429  beautiful
430  everyone
431  leave
432  everything
433  game
434  system
435  bring
436  watch
437  shell
438  dry
439  within
440  floor
441  ice
442  ship
443  themselves
444  begin
445  fact
446  third
447  quite
448  carry
449  distance
450  although
451  sat
452  possible
453  heart
454  real
455  simple
456  snow
457  rain
458  suddenly
459  easy
460  leaves
461  lay
462  size
463  wild
464  weather
465  miss
466  pattern
467  sky
468  walked
469  main
470  someone
471  center
472  field
473  stay
474  itself
475  boat
476  question
477  wide
478  least
479  tiny
480  hour
481  happened
482  foot
483  care
484  low
485  else
486  gold
487  build
488  glass
489  rock
490  tall
491  alone
492  bottom
493  check
494  reading
495  fall
496  poor
497  map
498  friend
499  language
500  job
501  music
502  buy
503  window
504  mark
505  heat
506  grew
507  listen
508  ask
509  single
510  clear
511  energy
512  week
513  explain
514  lost
515  spring
516  travel
517  wrote
518  farm
519  circle
520  whose
521  correct
522  bed
523  measure
524  straight
525  base
526  mountain
527  caught
528  hair
529  bird
530  wood
531  color
532  war
533  fly
534  yourself
535  seem
536  thus
537  square
538  moment
539  teacher
540  happy
541  bright
542  sent
543  present
544  plan
545  rather
546  length
547  speed
548  machine
549  information
550  except
551  figure
552  you're
553  free
554  fell
555  suppose
556  natural
557  ocean
558  government
559  baby
560  grass
561  plane
562  street
563  couldn't
564  reason
565  difference
566  maybe
567  history
568  mouth
569  middle
570  step
571  child
572  strange
573  wish
574  soil
575  human
576  trip
577  woman
578  eye
579  milk
580  choose
581  north
582  seven
583  famous
584  late
585  pay
586  sleep
587  iron
588  trouble
589  store
590  beside
591  oil
592  modern
593  fun
594  catch
595  business
596  reach
597  lot
598  won't
599  case
600  speak
601  shape
602  eight
603  edge
604  soft
605  village
606  object
607  age
608  minute
609  wall
610  meet
611  record
612  copy
613  forest
614  especially
615  necessary
616  he's
617  unit
618  flat
619  direction
620  south
621  subject
622  skin
623  wasn't
624  I've
625  yellow
626  party
627  force
628  test
629  bad
630  temperature
631  pair
632  ahead
633  wrong
634  practice
635  sand
636  tail
637  wait
638  difficult
639  general
640  cover
641  material
642  isn't
643  thousand
644  sign
645  guess
646  forward
647  huge
648  ride
649  region
650  nor
651  period
652  blood
653  rich
654  team
655  corner
656  cat
657  amount
658  garden
659  led
660  note
661  various
662  race
663  bit
664  result
665  brother
666  addition
667  doesn't
668  dead
669  weight
670  thin
671  stone
672  hit
673  wife
674  island
675  we'll
676  opposite
677  born
678  sense
679  cattle
680  million
681  anyone
682  rule
683  science
684  afraid
685  women
686  produce
687  pull
688  son
689  meant
690  broken
691  interest
692  chance
693  thick
694  sight
695  pretty
696  train
697  fresh
698  drive
699  lead
700  break
701  sit
702  bought
703  radio
704  method
705  king
706  similar
707  return
708  corn
709  decide
710  position
711  bear
712  hope
713  song
714  engine
715  board
716  control
717  spread
718  evening
719  brown
720  clean
721  wouldn't
722  section
723  spent
724  ring
725  teeth
726  quiet
727  ancient
728  stick
729  afternoon
730  silver
731  nose
732  century
733  therefore
734  level
735  you'll
736  death
737  hole
738  coast
739  cross
740  sharp
741  fight
742  capital
743  fill
744  deal
745  busy
746  beyond
747  send
748  love
749  cool
750  cause
751  please
752  meat
753  lady
754  west
755  glad
756  action
757  pass
758  type
759  attention
760  gas
761  kitchen
762  pick
763  scale
764  basic 
765  happen
766  safe
767  grown
768  cost
769  wear
770  act
771  hat
772  arm
773  believe
774  major
775  gray
776  wonder
777  include
778  describe
779  electric
780  sold
781  visit
782  sheep
783  I'd
784  office
785  row
786  contain
787  fit
788  equal
789  value
790  yard
791  beat
792  inch
793  sugar
794  key
795  product
796  desert
797  bank
798  farther
799  won
800  total
801  sell
802  wire
803  rose
804  cotton
805  spoke
806  rope
807  fear
808  shore
809  throughout
810  compare
811  movement
812  exercise
813  bread
814  process
815  nature
816  apart
817  path
818  careful
819  narrow
820  mental
821  nine
822  useful
823  public
824  according
825  steel
826  salt
827  speech
828  forth
829  nation
830  knowledge
831  appear
832  ate
833  dinner
834  hurt
835  spend
836  experiment
837  touch
838  drop
839  chair
840  east
841  separate
842  truck
843  sing
844  column
845  twice
846  particular
847  shop
848  unless
849  spot
850  neither
851  met
852  wheel
853  none
854  hill
855  television
856  bill
857  solve
858  pressure
859  report
860  farmer
861  count
862  trade
863  chief
864  month
865  clothes
866  doctor
867  indeed
868  dance
869  church
870  original
871  enjoy
872  string
873  sister
874  familiar
875  onto
876  imagine
877  blow
878  quick
879  law
880  lie
881  final
882  rise
883  loud
884  fair
885  herself
886  slow
887  noise
888  statement
889  hungry
890  join
891  tube
892  rode
893  empty
894  twenty
895  broke
896  nice
897  effect
898  paid
899  motion
900  myself
901  divide
902  supply
903  laid
904  dear
905  surprise
906  gun
907  entire
908  fruit
909  crowd
910  band
911  wet
912  solid
913  northern
914  flower
915  star
916  feed
917  wooden
918  sort
919  develop
920  shoulder
921  variety
922  season
923  share
924  jump
925  regular
926  represent
927  market
928  we're
929  flew
930  finger
931  expect
932  army
933  cabin
934  camp
935  danger
936  purpose
937  breakfast
938  proper
939  coat
940  push
941  express
942  shot
943  angry
944  southern
945  dress
946  bag
947  proud
948  neck
949  breath
950  strength
951  member
952  twelve
953  mine
954  company
955  current
956  pound
957  valley
958  double
959  till
960  match
961  average
962  die
963  liquid
964  alive
965  stream
966  provide
967  drink
968  experience
969  future
970  tomorrow
971  drove
972  population
973  finish
974  station
975  shook
976  stage
977  oxygen
978  poem
979  solution
980  burn
981  cent
982  electricity
983  everybody
984  rate
985  dust
986  worth
987  community
988  captain
989  bus
990  protect
991  cook
992  raise
993  further
994  steam
995  guide
996  discover
997  plain
998  usual
999  seat
1000  accept
1001  police
1002  consider
1003  dozen
1004  baseball
1005  rubber
1006  symbol
1007  support
1008  exactly
1009  industry
1010  they're
1011  beneath
1012  laugh
1013  groceries
1014  popular
1015  thank
1016  quarter
1017  climbed
1018  continue
1019  potatoes
1020  receive
1021  design
1022  president
1023  charge
1024  mistake
1025  hospital
1026  remain
1027  service
1028  increase
1029  students
1030  insects
1031  address
1032  sincerely
1033  dollars
1034  belong
1035  bottle
1036  flight
1037  forget
1038  bicycle
1039  secret
1040  soldier
1041  silent
1042  structure
1043  height
1044  observe
1045  indicate
1046  railroad
1047  knife
1048  married
1049  suggested
1050  entered
1051  magazine
1052  agree
1053  fifty
1054  escape
1055  threw
1056  planet
1057  dangerous
1058  event
1059  leader
1060  peace
1061  spelling
1062  chapter
1063  swimming
1064  opportunity
1065  immediately
1066  favorite
1067  settled
1068  telephone
1069  repeat
1070  prepare
1071  instance
1072  avenue
1073  newspaper
1074  actually
1075  employee
1076  review
1077  convince
1078  allowed
1079  nobody
1080  details
1081  muscles
1082  model
1083  climate
1084  coffee
1085  whenever
1086  serious
1087  angle
1088  feather
1089  determined
1090  dictionary
1091  ordinary
1092  extra
1093  rough
1094  library
1095  condition
1096  arrived
1097  located
1098  program
1099  pencil
1100  tongue
1101  title
1102  enemy
1103  garage
1104  lose
1105  vegetable
1106  parents
1107  style
1108  education
1109  required
1110  political
1111  daughter
1112  individual
1113  progress
1114  altogether
1115  activities
1116  article
1117  equipment
1118  discuss
1119  healthy
1120  perfect
1121  recognize
1122  frequently
1123  character
1124  personal
1125  disappear
1126  success
1127  traffic
1128  yesterday
1129  situation
1130  realize
1131  message
1132  recently
1133  account
1134  physical
1135  neighbor
1136  excited
1137  whisper
1138  available
1139  college
1140  furniture
1141  leather
1142  husband
1143  principal
1144  medicine
1145  excellent
1146  operation
1147  council
1148  author
1149  organize
1150  concern
1151  barbecue
1152  accident
1153  disease
1154  construction
1155  motor
1156  affect
1157  conversation
1158  evidence
1159  citizen
1160  environment
1161  influence
1162  cancel
1163  audience
1164  apartment
1165  worse
1166  transportation
1167  frozen
1168  waste
1169  couple
1170  function
1171  connect
1172  project
1173  pronounce
1174  offered
1175  apply
1176  improve
1177  stomach
1178  collect
1179  prevent
1180  courage
1181  occur
1182  foreign
1183  quality
1184  terrible
1185  instrument
1186  balance
1187  ability
1188  arrange
1189  rhythm
1190  avoid
1191  daily
1192  identity
1193  standard
1194  combine
1195  attached
1196  frighten
1197  social
1198  factory
1199  license
1200  recommend

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