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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. 21
Do you know ‘amusing play on words’ (3 letters), and ‘leaf of a pine tree’ (6 letters)?
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No. 22
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. 23
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. 24
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.
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No. 25
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. 26
Do you know ‘beg’ (7 letters), and ‘a single game in the sport of darts’ (3 letters)?
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No. 27
Do you know ‘princes and princesses, kings and queens’ (7 letters), and ‘jump up and down on one foot’ (3 letters)?
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No. 28
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. 29
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. 30
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Polyword ‘Haul’
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 ‘brainy fellow’ (7 letters), and ‘drink’ (3 letters)?
Change SNOW into DROP, one letter at a time.
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.