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Words that start with X can seem like a challenging bunch. When learning about words starting with X in school, the first word that probably came to mind was XYLOPHONE. That’s great, except playing nine-letter words in Scrabble® or Words With Friends® can be exceedingly rare. Going through the Greek alphabet, the letter XI is far easier to play. Take a stroll down the XYSTUS of X words for more viable option. Read more about words that start with X.

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xenophobically
37
xerographically
36
xerophthalmic
34
xylographical
34
xerophthalmias
32
xeroradiography
32
xanthophylls
31
xerophthalmia
31
xylographic
31
xanthophyll
30
xiphisternums
30
xenodiagnostic
29
xenophobic
29
xenotransplants
29
xerophytisms
29
xiphisternum
29
xylographers
29
xylographies
29
xylography
29
xylophagous
29
xylophonic
29
xenotransplant
28
xerographic
28
xerophytism
28
xylographer
28

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More About Words That Start With X

It’s true that finding common words that start with X in English isn’t the easiest thing to do. You’re much more likely to find the letter X in the middle or the end of a word than at the beginning. Indeed, there are lots of words that start with EX, like “exact” and “excellent.” So, what’s the best approach to learn as many words starting with X as possible?

Sometimes, the obvious answer is the right one, even if it means you’ll have to put in the work. When studying this list of words beginning with X, it’s helpful to check the definitions, but that’s not always necessary if you’re just playing word games. You don’t need to know that XERIC means that something is adapted to an arid environment. Or that a XEBEC is a time of Mediterranean boat. You just need to know they’re real words, and they’re worth big points in your favorite word games.

This collection of words that start with X is most XENIAL to even beginner gamers. As you get more comfortable with words that start with the letter X, you might also AFFIX your gaze on words ending in X. Along with those, if you want more ways to EXERT your spelling prowess, you can study all words with X. Any of the words would help you EXCEL at your word game or choice.

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