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    wordlist-english

    A bunch of English words in JSON format.

    Words obtained from the SCOWL project. See the Copyright file.

    You can import the module as an ES module or using CommonJS:

    import wordlist from 'wordlist-english'; // ES Modules
    var wordlist = require('wordlist-english'); // CommonJS

    Obtain all English words which are not exclusive to any dialect of English:

    var englishWords = wordlist['english'];
     
    englishWords.slice(2123, 2128)
    // => [ 'ailing',
    //      'ailment',
    //      'ailments',
    //      'ails',
    //      'ailurophile' ]
     
    englishWords.slice(68999, 69004)
    // => [ 'permitted',
    //      'permitter',
    //      'permitting',
    //      'permittivity',
    //      'perms' ]

    Obtain English words exclusive to different dialects of English:

    var americanWords = wordlist['english/american'];
    var australianWords = wordlist['english/australian'];
    var britishWords = wordlist['english/british'];
    var canadianWords = wordlist['english/canadian'];
     
    americanWords.indexOf('color') // => 656
    britishWords.indexOf('color') // => -1
    americanWords.indexOf('colour') // => -1
    britishWords.indexOf('colour') // => 677

    Words are further organized by their frequency of use. Available frequency categories are 10, 20, 35, 40, 50, 55, 60, and 70. The lower the number, the more frequently the word is believed to be used by English speakers.

    var commonEnglishWords = wordlist['english/10'];
    var bizarreEnglishWords = wordlist['english/70'];
    var commonAmericanWords = wordlist['english/american/10'];
     
    commonEnglishWords.slice(555, 560)
    // => [ 'chooses', 'choosing', 'chose', 'chosen', 'church' ]
     
    bizarreEnglishWords.slice(555, 560)
    // => [ 'aecium', 'aedes', 'aedile', 'aegrotat', 'aeneous' ]
     
    commonAmericanWords.slice(10, 15)
    // => [ 'favor', 'favorite', 'flavor', 'gray', 'judgment' ]

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    npm i wordlist-english

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