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Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 221
Do you know ‘cleansing bar’ (4 letters), and ‘Doncaster horse-race’ (2,5 letters)?
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No. 222
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 223
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 224
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 225
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 226
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 227
Make as many words as you can from the letters of a 9-letter word. Can you beat our score?
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No. 228
Do you know ‘entertainer’ (7 letters), and ‘distant’ (3 letters)?
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No. 229
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with DOOR and finish with STEP.
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No. 230
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Polyword ‘Teem’
Make as many words as you can with the letters below. All your words must be at least four letters long, and must also include the highlighted letter. What’s the nine-letter word?

SEE how many words you can make using the letters below. All your words must be at least 4 letters long, and must include the letter (change).

We found commonly used words, plus one 9-letter word. Can you do better?

Use each letter only once. But if there are e.g. two As, you can used them both.

Don’t count proper nouns such as April, Zeus, or Newcastle (pretty much anything that has to be spelled with a capital letter at the start), or acronyms like HMRC.

Don’t just add -S for plurals or third person singular verbs, e.g. CAT → CATS or SPEAK → SPEAKS.

More Word Games
A word search game with a dash of strategy.
Guess these words letter by letter – before the cats are gone!
Do you know ‘cunning’ (3 letters), and ‘Phobos’s primary’ (4 letters)?
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with BEEF and finish with STEW.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.