Are there any words in the English language that use at least half of the alphabet without repeating any letters?

cat /usr/share/dict/words | egrep '^\w{13,}$' | egrep -iv '(\w).*\1'
This is the most straightforward approach: first regexp limits dictionary file to words with thirteen or more characters, second regexp discards any words that have a letter repeated. (Bonus challenge: Try doing it in a single regexp!)
Sample Output
# You'll just have to try it to find out!

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P.S. Please don't put the answer in the comments. Let people figure it out and/or be surprised! :-)
hackerb9 · 411 weeks ago
the "cat blah | egrep " structure is always ugly to me. the following does exactly the same : egrep '^\w{13,}$' /usr/share/dict/words | egrep -iv '(\w).*\1'
snaguber · 407 weeks and 6 days ago
You're right, snaguber, that does work and it saves four or five keystrokes plus an entire process. I find the superfluous cat helpful, even beautiful, when I'm working with pipelines, though, as it keeps the data flowing from left to right. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, I suppose.
hackerb9 · 407 weeks and 5 days ago
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Alyssalauren · 41 weeks and 3 days ago
I really don't think there are such configurations of the alphabet, but I may also be wrong though. Much like AI Essay Writing Software: Pros and Cons though, I didn't think that a platform like this was possible either. So all in all then, I guess the alphabet may surprise me too.
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KennethIWilliams · 22 weeks and 1 day ago
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rudysimmons · 17 weeks and 1 day ago
Are there any words in the English language that use at least half of the alphabet without repeating any letters is the heading that we would be able to work this out for now? Just go for it as that will be what you can see and like now for the sake of better academic help.
meesmark · 3 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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