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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. 271
Change KEEP into MOAT, one letter at a time.
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No. 272
Change HIDE into AWAY, one letter at a time.
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No. 273
Change ROCK into SALT, one letter at a time.
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No. 274
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with FREE and finish with KICK.
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No. 275
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with FISH and finish with CAKE.
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No. 276
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with BEEF and finish with STEW.
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No. 277
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with FAST and finish with SLOW.
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No. 278
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with WIND and finish with CASH.
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No. 279
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with FRIES and finish with CHIPS.
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No. 280
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Polyword ‘Leave’
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 ‘a river, part of the Bristol-London waterway’ (6 letters), and ‘e.g. D minor’ (3 letters)?
Changing one letter at a time, see if you can start with GOAT and finish with HERD.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.