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The Sixth 100 Most Commonly Used English Words

Sixth 100 Most Commonly Used English Words

(These most commonly used words are ranked by frequency. The first 25 make up about one-third of all printed material in English. The first \
100 make up about one-half of all written material, and the first 300 make up about sixty-five percent of all written material in English.)





The Sixth Hundred



  1. can't
  2. matter
  3. square
  4. syllables
  5. perhaps
  6. bill
  7. felt
  8. suddenly
  9. test
  10. direction
  11. center
  12. farmers
  13. ready
  14. anything
  15. divided
  16. general
  17. energy
  18. subject
  19. Europe
  20. moon

  1. region
  2. return
  3. believe
  4. dance
  5. members
  6. picked
  7. simple
  8. cells
  9. paint
  10. mind
  11. love
  12. cause
  13. rain
  14. exercise
  15. eggs
  16. train
  17. blue
  18. wish
  19. drop
  20. developed

  1. window
  2. difference
  3. distance
  4. heart
  5. sit
  6. sum
  7. summer
  8. wall
  9. forest
  10. probably
  11. legs
  12. sat
  13. main
  14. winter
  15. wide
  16. written
  17. length
  18. reason
  19. kept
  20. interest

  1. arms
  2. brother
  3. race
  4. resent
  5. beautiful
  6. store
  7. job
  8. edge
  9. past
  10. sign
  11. record
  12. finished
  13. discovered
  14. wild
  15. happy
  16. beside
  17. gone
  18. sky
  19. glass
  20. million

  1. west
  2. lay
  3. weather
  4. root
  5. instruments
  6. meet
  7. third
  8. months
  9. paragraph
  10. raised
  11. represent
  12. soft
  13. whether
  14. chothes
  15. flowers
  16. represent
  17. soft
  18. whether
  19. chothes
  20. flowers
  21. shall
  22. theacher
  23. held
  24. describe
  25. drive

Taken From: The Reading Teachers Book of Lists, Third Edition; by Edward Bernard Fry, Ph.D, Jacqueline E. Kress, Ed.D & Dona Lee Founto\
ukidis, Ed.D.