These Words Might Help You Win at Wordle!

By djsheryl on February 2, 2022
Wordle game displayed on a phone screen is seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on January 23, 2022. (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Do you have a certain word that you start each game of Wordle with? Ideally, you want to start with a word that has the most common letters and vowels possible. With that in mind, various experts have suggested a few “started words” that might improve your scores.

A LOT of people swear by starting with “ADIEU“, the French word for goodbye. It has 4 of the 5 vowels in one word, so there’s some solid logic behind this pick.

SOARE” is a word for a young hawk and it’s a word that a number of other people swear by. The advantage of this word is that it maximizes both the most common letters and their most common positions, very helpful in a game like Wordle.

A YouTube host for a Microsoft Excel tutorial channel used data to find the perfect starter word. Using a list of 8,000 five-letter Scrabble words, he found that s, e, a, r, and o are the top five most common letters. With that in mind, he recommends the word “AROSE“, but says “ARISE” or “RAISE” would also be good choices.

Have you found a word that makes a great Wordle starter? What is it?

Happy Wordle-ing! Enjoy it while it’s still free!

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