ACT - Something done, a deed.
CAT - Any similar animal of the family Felidae, which includes lions, tigers, bobcats, etc.
CUT - Having been cut.
MAT - A flat piece of coarse material used for wiping one's feet, or as a decorative or protective floor covering.
CAM - A turning or sliding piece which imparts motion to a rod, lever or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.
LAM - Used in the expression on the lam to mean that a person is fleeing law enforcement, possibly in hiding.
ALT - A state of excitement, conveyed by a high pitched voice.
LAT - A Latvian coin and national monetary unit.
CALM - Peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety.
CULT - A group of people with a religious, philosophical or cultural identity sometimes viewed as a sect, often existing on the margins of society or exploitative towards its members.
CLAM - A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; as, the long clam (Mya arenaria), the quahog or round clam (Venus mercenaria), the sea clam or hen clam (Spisula solidissima), and other species of the United States. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve.
MALT - Malted grain (sprouted grain) (usually barley), used in brewing and otherwise.
ALUM - To steep in, or otherwise impregnate with, a solution of alum; to treat with alum.
MAUL - A heavy long-handled hammer, used for splitting logs by driving a wedge into it, or in combat.
TALC - A soft mineral of a soapy feel and a greenish, whitish, or grayish color, usually occurring in foliated masses.
TALCUM - Powdered and perfumed talc for toilet use.