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Any word which has appeared in a recognised general English dictionary published in the 20th century or later is considered an appropiate answer. See first comment for accessing hints.
Most Common 3-Letter Words: '_O_'
Longest common word containing no vowels, excluding y.
Common words having the five vowels once only and in reverse order.
Longest word with only one vowel.
Words with six consonants in a row.
Longest country name with vowel/consonant alternation.
Words with double a.
Word with three consecutive double letters.
Words with double u or double v.
Words with 6 or more s'.
15 letter words containing only one vowel, including y. (repitition accepted)
Longest common isogram (no repeated letters).
Only word ending in 'mt'.
The first of two words that end in 'shion'.
The second of two words that end in 'shion'.
The first of two words that end in 'gry'.
The second of two words that end in 'gry'.
Verbs ending in 'cede'.
Words beginning with double o.
Acceptable Scrabble words containing a q but no u.
8 letter words containing the letters a to f.
6 letter words containing the letters a to e.
Longest words consisting entirely of letters from the first half of the alphabet (a through m).
12 letter words spelt on the left hand side of a QWERTY keyboard.
8 letter word spelt on the right hand side of a QWERTY keyboard
10 letter words spelt on the top line of a QWERTY keyboard.
Common single-word 7 letter palindromes.
Longest word. (medical terms excluded)
1 syllable, 3 letter word which with the addition of a single extra letter becomes a 3 syllable word.
Hint One: The word begins with r and the y is the third letter.
Hint Two: The first four letters are 'subc' 'unco' or 'unno'
Hint Three: The vowel is e and is the 4th letter.
Hint Four: They are all compounds words.
Hint Five: The country is located in Asia.
Hint Six: A possible answer begins with b and contains a z.
Hint Seven: The double letters are e, k and o.
Hint Eight: A possible answer for double u begins with v and ends with m.
Hint Nine: A possible answer contains s as the 1st, 4th, 8th, 9th, 12th and 13th letters.
Hint Ten: Both answers end in lessness, one beginning with d and the other r.
Hint Eleven: Begins with un and ends in able, sandwiching a word that is symoblised somewhere on this very page.
Hint Twelve: Anagram of marted.
Hint Thirteen: A relative of the pillow.
Hint Fourteen: Clothing styles.
Hint Fifteen: Calm down.
Hint Sixteen: Need a bite to eat?
Hint Seventeen: The shortest answer contains just one vowel and one consonant with the suffix.
Hint Eighteen: One possible answer contains z and a vowel with the prefix.
Hint Nineteen: The letter q and a single vowel apparently constitutes as an acceptable word.
Hint Twenty: The two extra letters along with 'abcdef' are e + k or o + l.
Hint Twenty One: One possible answer incorporates an additional k.
Hint Twenty Two: You're looking for words with a length of 11 or 12 letters. Two answers begin with a colour.
Hint Twenty Three: Usable letters: q w e r t a s d f g z x c v b
Hint Twenty Four: Usable letters: y u i o p h j k l n m
Hint Twenty Five: One word begins with the 5th, 6th, 10th and 3rd letters from the left.
Hint Twenty Six: Palindromes read the same backwards, like bob.
Hint Twenty Seven: It is difficult to spell.
Hint Twenty Eight: The added letter is the letter a.
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