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... eight letter words you can spell with hex digits (and the decimal digits 0,1 and 5, to be read as the letters O, I and S)

grep '^[[:xdigit:]ois]\{8\}$' /usr/dict/words


abaissed
abbessesThe plural of abbess, the superior of a convent
abscissaThe value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis
abscisse
accessed
accesses
acidific
acidosisAbnormally high acidity of body fluids

assessed
assessee
assesses
bedsides
boadiceaQueen of the Iceni
bocaccioAuthor of the Decameron
caboosesThe plural of caboose, the last car on a freight train
caddiced
caddised

cascaded
cascades
cassididA kind of beetle
cicisbeoA married woman's lover or escort
coccidia
codified
codifies
deceased
deceases

diabasic
diiodideA compound of a binary type containing two atoms of iodine
dioceses
diseased
diseases
disseise
dodecade
edifices
fiascoes

ficoidesResembling a ficus (fig) plant
idiocies
isidioid
isidiose
obsessed
obsesses
offsides
ossified
ossifies

saccadic
sassafacCommon name for Sassafras albidum
seasides
seedbeds
seedcase
sofabedsA philosophical impossibilty - It's both an bed and a sofa

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