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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. 131
Do you know ‘cunning’ (3 letters), and ‘Phobos’s primary’ (4 letters)?
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No. 132
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. 133
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. 134
Do you know ‘withdraw’ (7 letters), and ‘domesticated’ (4 letters)?
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No. 135
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with SPIT and finish with FIRE.
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No. 136
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. 137
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. 138
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. 139
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. 140
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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
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Guess these words letter by letter – before the cats are gone!
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Change KEEP into MOAT, one letter at a time.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.