Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge references a fascinating list you can browse once you see the answer. Enjoy:

The Oxford English Corpus studied written English
to learn the most commonly-used verbs in the language.
The first 25 verbs on the list are all one-syllable words,
and the first two-syllable verb comes in at #26.

What is it?

Here is the ANSWER.

THE ANSWER: BECOME.

See the list. Thanks for playing!