ALE - An intoxicating liquor made from an infusion of malt by fermentation and the addition of a bitter, usually hops.
ELF - A mythical, supernatural being resembling but seen as distinct from humans.
LAB - A laboratory.
FAB - A manufacturing plant which fabricates items, particularly silicon chips.
ABLE - A word that is used in place of the letter "A" during communication.
FLEA - A small, wingless, parasitic insect of the order Siphonaptera, renowned for its bloodsucking habits and jumping abilities.
LEAF - The usually green and flat organ that represents the most prominent feature of most vegetative plants.
FLAB - Soft, loose flesh on a person's body; fat.
BALE - Evil, especially considered as an active force for destruction or death.
FABLE - A fictitious narration intended to enforce some useful truth or precept, usually with animals, birds etc as characters; an apologue. Prototypically, Aesop's Fables.
BAFFLE - A device used to dampen the effects of such things as sound, light, or fluid. Specifically, a baffle is a surface which is placed inside an open area to inhibit direct motion from one part to another, without preventing motion altogether.
AFFABLE - Receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; friendly, courteous, sociable.