Palindromic words

Some words that read the same backwards and forwards.

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  1. alula
    tuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's wing
  2. anna
    a former copper coin of Pakistan and India
  3. bib
    a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating
  4. bob
    move up and down repeatedly
  5. civic
    of or relating or belonging to a city
  6. dad
    an informal term for a father
  7. deed
    a legal document to effect a transfer of property
  8. dud
    an explosion that fails to occur
  9. DVD
    a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set
  10. eve
    the day before
  11. ewe
    female sheep
  12. eye
    the organ of sight
  13. gag
    a restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking
  14. gig
    a booking for performers
  15. kayak
    a small canoe consisting of a light frame
  16. Kazak
    a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
  17. kook
    someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
  18. level
    a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
  19. ma'am
    a woman of refinement
  20. madam
    a woman of refinement
  21. Malayalam
    a Dravidian language that is spoken in southwestern India
  22. Mam
    a member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala
  23. mem
    the 13th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  24. minim
    a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram
  25. mom
    informal terms for a mother
  26. mum
    failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
  27. naan
    leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India
  28. nan
    your grandmother
  29. Nauruan
    of or relating to the island republic of Nauru or its residents
  30. non
    negation of a word or group of words
  31. noon
    the middle of the day
  32. nun
    a woman religious
  33. Ono
    United States musician (born in Japan) who married John Lennon and collaborated with him on recordings (born in 1933)
  34. Oto
    a member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska
  35. pap
    a diet that does not require chewing
  36. peep
    look furtively
  37. pep
    liveliness and energy
  38. pip
    a small hard seed found in some fruits
  39. poop
    the rear part of a ship
  40. pop
    make a sharp explosive noise
  41. pup
    young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
  42. race car
    a fast car that competes in races
  43. radar
    measuring instrument using pulses of microwave radiation
  44. refer
    make a remark that calls attention to
  45. rotor
    rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils
  46. Seles
    United States tennis player (born in Yugoslavia in 1973)
  47. sis
    a female person who has the same parents as another person
  48. SOS
    an internationally recognized distress signal in radio code
  49. tat
    make lacework by knotting or looping
  50. tenet
    a religious doctrine proclaimed as true without proof
  51. Tet
    the New Year in Vietnam
  52. TNT
    explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluene
  53. toot
    a blast of a horn
  54. tot
    a young child
  55. tut
    utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
  56. tut-tut
    utter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
  57. Utu
    sun god; counterpart of Akkadian Shamash
  58. waw
    the 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  59. wow
    impress greatly
  60. Yay
    a branch of the Tai languages

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