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Words Containing These Letters
To land that big-scoring play, you may be looking for words using the letters J, X, Q and Z. They’re among the most obscure letters in English. That’s why they’re also worth the most points in games like Words With Friends® and Scrabble® GO.
When you have a specific query and you want to find words containing the letters in your game, our handy unscrambler search tool should be your go-to option. Simply type in your letters (up to 20 of them!) and let the tool work its magic. You’ll have words containing the letters you need in a jiffy. You can also include up to three wildcards for even more results.
Words Containing These Letters
If what you want is to learn how to solve anagrams by memorizing words, we can help you with that too. We have word lists for each letter in the alphabet, and all of them are useful for various purposes. That’s what you’ll find below.
As you make your way through these lists of words with letters A through Z, make note of the ones that’ll really help you win those word games.
Words with the Letter A include ADVANTAGE, ACCURATE and AWESOME.
Words with the Letter B include ABSOLUTE, BRILLIANT and HABITAT.
Words with the Letter C include CENTURY, ORGANIC and PERCENT.
Words with the Letter D include DECADES, ORDERED and ELDERLY.
Words with the Letter E include METEOR, NEIGHBOR and PERFECT.
Words with the Letter F include FUND, EFFORT and SEAFOOD.
Words with the Letter G include BLOGGING, COINAGE and GAMIEST.
Words with the Letter H include ACHIEVE, HISTORY and BROUGHT.
Words with the Letter I include CANDIDATES, ACCESSIBLE and FITNESS.
Words with the Letter J include ENJOYABLE, PROJECT and FAJITA.
Words with the Letter K include THINKING, PACKAGES and KINDLY.
Words with the Letter L include ALTERNATE, BELIEVE and VOLUMINOUS.
Words with the Letter M include ANIMALS, COLUMNS and PLASMAS.
Words with the Letter N include ANYTHING, NOTHING and STUDENT.
Words with the Letter O include BECOME, FLOWERY and YOUNGER.
Words with the Letter P include PRIMARY, REPLACE and WEBPAGE.
Words with the Letter Q include FREQUENT, QUARTER and CAIQUES.
Words with the Letter R include RETAINS, EASTERN and OPERATE.
Words with the Letter S include ASKED, SIMPLE and CIRCUS.
Words with the Letter T include TRAINER, CONSTRUCTION and BIRTHDATE.
Words with the Letter U include CURRICULUM, OCCLUDING and POULTRY.
Words with the Letter V include DISADVANTAGEOUS, OVEN and HAVING.
Words with the Letter W include FORWARDNESS, KNOWN and HIGHWAY.
Words with the Letter X include EXHIBITION, APPROXIMATE and BOXED.
Words with the Letter Y include LYMPH, PHYSICIAN and CHARITY.
Words with the Letter Z include OVERZEALOUS, OPTIMIZED and ZOOM.
Words with Z and Q include SQUEEZE, QUARTZ and MEZQUITS.
Words with Q and J include JACQUARDS, QUILLAJA and JONQUIL.
Words with Q and H include QOPH, QURSH and SQUISHY.
Words with Z and J include JAZZIEST, ZABAJONE and MUZJIK.
Words with Z and Y include DIZZY, SCUZZY and STYLIZE.
Words with X and V include VEXIL, EXUVIA and GLOVEBOX.
You may also want to use these collections to find words with certain letters when writing poetry. Seeing everything laid out in an organized list can make it easier to find the specific sound or structure you need for your creative work.
How to Find Words With These Letters
Referring to the word lists highlighted above is a great way to find words containing the letters you want to use. We’ve organized these lists for your convenience, grouping together words of the same length. That way, all the 7-letter words are in one batch, all the 6-letter words are in another batch, and so on.
Finding Words in Game Dictionaries
Now that you’re looking at your custom word list with the specific letters you entered, you may be wondering if you can do more. If you’re playing a word game, then it is important that you select the correct game dictionary too!
On the search results page, you’ll see the search bar to your left, along with some advanced search options. Below all of those is the game selection dropdown menu box.
Click or tap on the box to display all of your game options. We have a lot of them, so take a second to scroll through and see your options.
Pick the dictionary that matches your game. For example, if you’re playing Words With Friends®, select the Words With Friends® cheat to change the word list to its dictionary.
If you’re playing Scrabble, choose the Scrabble dictionary for the US or the UK. Both the scoring system and the list of valid words are different between the two games.
Find Words With Missing Letters
Maybe you want to look for 5 letter words for Wordle with the letters ABDOR. Some options here include “board,” “broad” and “dobra.” But, what if you’re playing a crossword puzzle or some other word scramble where you don’t know all your letters? What about when you’ve got blank tiles in Scrabble®? You can do that with our word finder too.
Simply enter a question mark (?) or a space to indicate a wildcard. You can include up to three of these in a word search. So, if you enter “ADI?Y” into the search bar, you’ll find words like “daily,” “diary,” and “diyas.” It's a great way to get some Wordle help when you need it too. Even when you use the best Wordle starting word, you often still need help narrow down the list of possible answers. There are hundreds of 5 letter words starting with D.
RETAINS: Winning 7-Letter Words
If you’re an avid word game player, the 7-letter words are ones you’ll want to spend a decent amount of time memorizing. The biggest reason why is because you earn a huge bonus when you use all 7 letter tiles in Scrabble® or Words With Friends®.
With Words With Friends®, you get 35 bonus points when you use all 7 of your letter tiles. In the case of Scrabble® and Scrabble® GO, the bingo bonus scores you a whopping 50 extra points.
So, here’s the thing. Even if you know what the highest scoring word in Words With Friends® is, you’re probably never going to play it. What’s more important is being versatile and taking advantage of opportunities, like cashing in on bonus squares and bingo bonuses. One word you’ll want to keep in mind for this reason is “retains.”
For starters, those seven letters can be rearranged to form several 7-letter words, including:
Toss in a single wildcard, and now you’ve got access to dozens of 8-letter words, ripe for that bingo bonus across so many possible in-game scenarios. Some examples include:
You’ve got plenty of chances to score with a well-placed hook in Scrabble® or Words With Friends®. Reach out to a double letter or triple word score!
Extra (And Extra Helpful) Word Finder Word Lists
Want to find more words? Use our word finder and refer to all these helpful links for more word lists, plus word game tips, hints and insights.
Words that Start with: Lists of words that start with every letter of the alphabet
Words Ending in: Lists of words that end in letters A to Z, plus ING
Words by Length: Word lists organized by number of letters
Vowel Words: A collection of words composed only of vowels
Words Without Vowels: A collection of words with no vowels
Words with Q Not Followed by U: Beyond queen and quick, play Q without a U
Words Ending in ING: Literally thousands of words with ING at the end
Words With Friends® Cheat : Turn your letters into winning words in Words With Friends®
Unscramble Words: Solve word jumbles by unscrambling letters
WordFinder Blog: Useful and entertaining articles on everything related to word games
Having a list of words that contain a specific letter, or combination of letters, could be what you need to decide your next move and gain the advantage over your opponent. Whether you’re playing word games or simply playing with words, your friends at WordFinder® by YourDictionary are here to help! Find all the words containing the letters you need to play right here.