ALE - An intoxicating liquor made from an infusion of malt by fermentation and the addition of a bitter, usually hops.
BAD - Not good; unfavorable; negative.
LAB - A laboratory.
LAD - A boy or young man.
LED - Simple past tense and past participle of lead.
DAB - To press lightly in a repetitive motion with a soft object without rubbing.
EBB - The receding movement of the tide.
ABLE - A word that is used in place of the letter "A" during communication.
BABE - A baby or infant; a very young human or animal.
BALD - Having no hair, fur or feathers.
DEAL - A division, a portion, a share.
LEAD - A heavy, pliable, inelastic metal element, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished; both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic number 82, symbol Pb (from Latin plumbum).
BEAD - A small round object.
BALE - Evil, especially considered as an active force for destruction or death.
DALE - A valley in an otherwise hilly area.
BLADE - The sharp cutting edge of a knife, chisel, or other tool, a razor blade.
ADDLE - To earn, earn by labor; earn money or one's living. — Forby.
DABBLE - To partially wet (something) by splashing or dipping; connotes playfulness.
DABBED - Simple past tense and past participle of dab.
DABBLED - Simple past tense and past participle of dabble.