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2 letters:
pa

3 letters:
act, ape, auk, bit, bob, cob, ern, fed, fob, gyp, jab, jot, nap, oft, pin, run, tab, tee, wee

4 letters:
bang, beep, body, boll, bunt, cavy, cell, cony, crab, crop, curt, dock, down, doze, duck, erne, fail, fund, gasp, gull, hawk, hold, hook, jerk, lash, lead, life, line, lynx, mini, mods, most, near, nigh, note, obit, pant, peep, peke, pika, pile, ping, plop, puff, quiz, raid, rail, rale, rare, rest, road, saki, scut, skit, snub, song, spin, spot, step, stob, stub, tack, teal, trna, turn, tutu, vole, weka, wink, wren, yips, ziti

5 letters:
about, acute, allow, balky, billy, bison, bleep, boxer, breve, brief, brush, bryum, cheep, chink, clash, click, clink, close, clout, coney, corgi, crake, crisp, ditty, divvy, dumpy, eland, elves, etude, fable, faddy, fault, finch, flare, flash, foray, force, gnome, gorki, gorky, grace, grunt, haiku, idyll, indri, jemmy, jiffy, jimmy, light, lyric, morse, munro, often, panty, patch, penne, piece, pitch, pitta, pivot, plunk, podgy, pudgy, pulse, rally, rough, scull, serif, serow, spell, squab, squat, story, swine, terse, thumb, trice, tubby, undue, visit, whiff, while, whisk, wroth, x ray

6 letters:
airbus, airing, almost, apercu, arioso, autism, awhile, barbet, basset, beagle, becket, billet, bolero, breath, briefs, catnap, chunky, cilium, coatee, cookie, credit, curtal, cutlas, dagger, direct, docked, drowse, dudeen, durham, epilog, errand, france, fulmar, guimpe, indris, ipidae, jacket, jacobs, little, locust, maraud, marmot, minute, moment, mortar, nanism, nearly, nerita, notice, number, paddle, pantie, parrot, peeper, petite, phrase, pigeon, pollex, portal, porter, prevue, puffin, pulsed, rabbit, rattle, report, resume, run-up, scanty, second, seriph, sickle, siding, sketch, skibob, snooze, sprint, squeak, staple, stubby, stumpy, sudden, survey, t-bill, tabard, tinkly, topper, trivet, tucket, twitch, uakari, valise, waddle, weasel, wilson, zigzag

7 letters:
account, acridid, all but, arietta, awnless, b-meson, balking, bettong, bobsled, bobtail, breathe, briefly, bristly, bucolic, bulldog, buzzard, capsule, cestida, chlamys, clipped, collect, custody, cutlass, dachsie, decapod, demerit, dovekie, duckpin, dustpan, eclogue, eyelash, faddish, fairway, fanfare, foxtrot, garland, griffon, hamster, hatchet, hobnail, holiday, hypoxia, instant, jodhpur, laconic, lemming, low-set, macaque, manakin, mention, morceau, mouflon, neritid, not far, novella, parable, passage, passing, penguin, playlet, pop fly, preface, preview, primula, pulsate, rat-tat, red haw, routine, seagull, shorten, shortly, shotgun, siamese, sidebar, silicle, spirula, squabby, squally, squatty, squeeze, step-in, sticker, stipple, stubbly, syringa, terrier, tersely, touring, trailer, turnout, vandyke, variety

8 letters:
allegory, anatidae, anecdote, aphorism, apologue, apothegm, approach, blessing, box coat, breather, camisole, chickpea, citation, clean up, cocktail, cold war, curlicue, daviesia, demijohn, dendrite, dogwatch, dumbbell, duration, dwarfism, epilogue, falchion, flashing, flourish, foreword, fox-trot, frequent, glareole, golf tee, grunting, hot-wire, howitzer, inferior, jot down, low beam, mackinaw, malinois, mantelet, mantilla, manx cat, megapode, melville, mole rat, moufflon, newsreel, notation, not long, nuthatch, obituary, ofttimes, operetta, peepshow, pekinese, pembroke, personal, primrose, pug nose, rattling, red poll, rigatoni, scrubber, sea gull, shortish, silencer, skirmish, slapshot, sprinter, squiggle, staccato, step out, stubbled, sycamore, theropod, tinkling, versicle, violence, well-set, wood hen, wood rat, write up

9 letters:
acrididae, aloe vera, anapestic, apiculate, aspergill, bagatelle, blue star, bobsleigh, bobtailed, briefness, broadbill, brush cut, bull neck, burlesque, by inches, capsulize, catamount, catatonia, cat sleep, cellphone, chaffweed, chihuahua, clip lead, cut short, dachshund, deficient, derringer, detention, downy haw, dryadella, dumpiness, encounter, ephemeral, ephemerid, fugacious, gamma ray, goatsfoot, guano bat, hawthorne, heartbeat, herpangia, hot pants, impatient, impromptu, inclusion, itinerant, jacksnipe, knobkerry, mansfield, maori hen, microwave, miniskirt, mongolism, moonshell, mugo pine, necrology, newsflash, notepaper, novelette, overnight, pekingese, petit mal, pine vole, profiteer, prolusion, quillwort, quotation, reap hook, reference, rehearsal, rock wren, sawed-off, short-run, shortcake, shortened, shorthorn, shortlist, shortness, sidetrack, skinheads, slip road, squalling, squatness, stub nail, telescope, terseness, theropoda, tomentose, tomentous, transient, traveling, truncated, truncheon, twinkling, velveteen, very fast, virtually, well-nigh, wild pink, womaniser, womanizer, yesterday

10 letters:
abyssinian, adaptation, anapaestic, andrenidae, apophthegm, baby tears, badger dog, bestubbled, billystick, billy club, blue tulip, burn plant, butterfish, ceratosaur, chimneypot, clout nail, crescentia, cuckoopint, dedication, developing, fraser fir, frequently, golgi cell, grass tree, half snipe, hedge fund, infrequent, intermezzo, in no time, jenny wren, just about, kingfisher, knackwurst, knobkerrie, knockwurst, lambrequin, leger line, little auk, locustidae, lumberjack, lycaenidae, lyric poem, matchstick, miscellany, morse code, mouse hare, mugho pine, natterjack, nightstick, nutcracker, oftentimes, oregon fir, pine mouse, pinus mugo, plesiosaur, pleurocarp, polo shirt, pratincole, recommence, red clover, refutation, regulation, rottweiler, scattergun, scolytidae, scrub fowl, scrub pine, short-term, shortgrass, short aria, short iron, short line, sound bite, stromateid, stubbiness, tapotement, time frame, tongue tie, transitory, trisomy 21, truncation, undershoot, unstressed

11 letters:
abbreviated, access road, air cushion, all the way, alpine gold, annual fern, battlesight, blunderbuss, brunch coat, bullterrier, burmese cat, buteo buteo, ceratozamia, compendious, curtailment, douglas fir, drag a bunt, dumpy level, encapsulate, field mouse, flash flood, florilegium, forty winks, for a while, genus bryum, goat's foot, golden mean, grab sample, ground bass, imperiously, indri indri, infatuation, infomercial, inscription, jersey fern, jersey pine, joshua tree, jumper lead, keyhole saw, ledger line, light opera, maltese cat, mock orange, news report, oregon pine, philanderer, portal vein, porterhouse, puff of air, queen's cup, racquetball, reduplicate, riding crop, rock rabbit, sarcochilus, screen pass, scrub brush, short-lived, short-range, short sleep, siamese cat, sport shirt, squattiness, streamlined, strip steak, substandard, telegraphic, transiently, underbodice, vena portae, watch chain, watch guard, welsh corgi, wild crocus, worm lizard, x-radiation

12 letters:
ancient pine, angular vein, appreciation, baby's tears, ballet skirt, basset hound, bengal tiger, brachycranic, bull terrier, ceratosaurus, closeup lens, conciliation, disconnected, douglas pine, egyptian pea, ephemerality, finger grass, fisheye lens, fleetingness, fresnel lens, genus pyrola, golgi's cell, greasy spoon, head cabbage, hunting crop, hypogonadism, jumper cable, lion's beard, mobile phone, money market, mongolianism, mulberry fig, ommastrephes, ovis musimon, picea glauca, plautus alle, plesiosaurus, protactinium, psittacosaur, rabbit punch, reaping hook, roentgen ray, short-handed, short-winged, short letter, short shrift, skye terrier, split second, straight pin, swamp locust, sycamore fig, t-bone steak, thanksgiving, transfer rna, variety show, viola blanda, water locust, white spruce, white violet

13 letters:
abies fraseri, alpine hulsea, ankyloglossia, approach shot, bar billiards, brachypterous, breeches buoy, bristle brush, broad hatchet, buffalo grass, bufo calamita, butterfly ray, coccobacillus, credit crunch, donkey jacket, down syndrome, dramatization, ephemeralness, family ipidae, fulmar petrel, galiella rufa, genus andrena, hulsea algida, jockey shorts, levant cotton, mackinaw coat, malacanthidae, mound builder, mountain pine, news bulletin, order cestida, parfait glass, pleurocarpous, popular music, protoactinium, purple clover, rat-a-tat-tat, serial killer, short-circuit, short account, stone's throw, swagger stick, temporariness, thundershower, treasury bill, trench mortar, underexposure, upland cotton, virginia pine

14 letters:
abyssinian cat, acknowledgment, alligator weed, arum maculatum, bermuda shorts, black mangrove, brachycephalic, brachydactylic, breathing time, bride's bonnet, bromus inermis, cellular phone, chickpea plant, coronary sinus, curtain raiser, douglas spruce, ephemeropteran, gazania rigens, genus daviesia, golden section, gray sea eagle, high-angle gun, home loan bank, jamaica shorts, linoleum knife, mountain pride, musical phrase, new york strip, oxalis caprina, pinus aristata, pinus echinata, pinus longaeva, psittacosaurus, shortleaf pine, short covering, sussex spaniel, trichys lipura, underdeveloped, vena angularis, vienna sausage

15 letters:
alligator grass, belgian griffon, blink of an eye, brachydactylous, breathing place, breathing space, breathing spell, cicer arietinum, delmonico steak, douglas hemlock, down's syndrome, english bulldog, epilepsia minor, false pimpernel, family anatidae, ficus sycomorus, gamma radiation, genus dryadella, herman melville, linoleum cutter, listera cordata, magnetic stripe, metatarsal arch, musical passage, new york minute, norwich terrier, prairie anemone, railroad siding, scrubbing brush, serial monogamy, serial murderer, short-leaf pine, spanish bayonet, spirula peronii, stromateid fish, take a breather, telegraphically, treasure flower, wide-angle lens, yucca aloifolia

16 letters:
alligator lizard, atomic number 91, avicennia marina, bristlecone pine, brittany spaniel, brussels griffon, by small degrees, castanea crenata, columbiform bird, commercial paper, coraciiform bird, crataegus mollis, erysimum asperum, family acrididae, four-letter word, genus crescentia, granny's bonnets, jones' penstemon, lesser twayblade, liquidity crisis, little by little, lords-and-ladies, penstemon dolius, pinus virginiana, pit bull terrier, sinus coronarius, yucca brevifolia

17 letters:
bastard pimpernel, brabancon griffon, capital gains tax, erysimum allionii, eurasian woodcock, family andrenidae, family locustidae, family lycaenidae, family scolytidae, genus sarcochilus, green douglas fir, hymenoxys acaulis, japanese chestnut, neritid gastropod, northwest passage, pitymys pinetorum, porterhouse steak, pulsatilla patens, purple rock brake, sawed-off shotgun, tasman dwarf pine, theropod dinosaur

18 letters:
aquilegia vulgaris, awnless bromegrass, carpenter's mallet, catch one's breath, cellular telephone, clintonia uniflora, clitocybe dealbata, discina macrospora, european sea eagle, fulmarus glacialis, gleditsia aquatica, gossypium hirsutum, haliatus albicilla, head cabbage plant, helxine soleirolia, jack-in-the-pulpit, labrador retriever, manchester terrier, pleurocarpous moss, scolopax rusticola, silene caroliniana, stemless hymenoxys, suborder theropoda, sweet white violet, trifolium pratense, zinnia grandiflora

19 letters:
american pulsatilla, anemone ludoviciana, buchloe dactyloides, cheiranthus asperus, cryptogramma crispa, dwarf mountain pine, english toy spaniel, erysimum arkansanum, gossypium herbaceum, hepatic portal vein, indri brevicaudatus, limnocryptes minima, nathaniel hawthorne, penstemon newberryi, prime interest rate, rhodesian ridgeback, suillus albivelatus, swiss mountain pine, tetraneuris acaulis, western wall flower

20 letters:
bird-footed dinosaur, calochortus kennedyi, cheiranthus allionii, compression fracture, davidson's penstemon, family malacanthidae, little golden zinnia, mexican freetail bat, mononychus olecranus, old english sheepdog, pellaea atropurpurea, pembroke welsh corgi, penstemon davidsonii, siberian wall flower, xenicus gilviventris

21 letters:
advance death benefit, american pasqueflower, anogramma leptophylla, australian grass tree, black-and-tan terrier, desert mariposa tulip, eastern pasque flower, european parsley fern, hygrophorus caeruleus, katherine anne porter, long-tailed porcupine, mountain parsley fern, pseudotsuga menziesii, shortleaf yellow pine, soleirolia soleirolii, staffordshire terrier, tadarida brasiliensis, woodland white violet

22 letters:
acrocentric chromosome, reactive schizophrenia, white-tailed sea eagle

23 letters:
amsonia tabernaemontana, catatonic schizophrenia, philadelphus coronarius

24 letters:
chesapeake bay retriever, clustered lady's slipper, cypripedium fasciculatum, international morse code, microstrobos niphophilus, musculus adductor brevis, short-horned grasshopper

25 letters:
american pit bull terrier, crataegus coccinea mollis

26 letters:
brassica oleracea capitata

27 letters:
acute schizophrenic episode, alternanthera philoxeroides, shortwave diathermy machine

28 letters:
catatonic type schizophrenia, four-letter anglo-saxon word

30 letters:
american staffordshire terrier

31 letters:
rocky mountain bristlecone pine


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