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12 Scrabble Words For Your Toughest Situations

No vowels? No problem! You'll be set to dominate next week's Game Night.

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1. No consonants

Points: 5Means: An interjection, usually of surprise or pain

Points: 5

Means: An interjection, usually of surprise or pain

2. No vowels, no Ss

Points: 17

Means: Tempo, beat, musicality

3. No vowels, no Ys

Points: 11Means: Another word for "cirques," types of parabolic valleys

Points: 11

Means: Another word for "cirques," types of parabolic valleys

4. No vowels, no Ys, no Ss

Points: 15 Means: A sound of annoyance

Points: 15

Means: A sound of annoyance

5. Or...

Points: 13

Means: It's a now-little-used stringed musical instrument

6. Z, lots of vowels

Points: 14Means: A type of crustacean larvae

Points: 14

Means: A type of crustacean larvae

7. Z and Q

Points: 27Means: It's a card game similar to whist

Points: 27

Means: It's a card game similar to whist

8. Z and X

Points: 19

Means: It's a tool akin to a hatchet

9. X, no vowels

Points: 15Means: A shaded or covered garden road

Points: 15

Means: A shaded or covered garden road

10. X, no vowels, no Ss

Points: 18Means: It's a prefix most frequently used in chemistry

Points: 18

Means: It's a prefix most frequently used in chemistry

11. Q, no Us

Points: 18

Means: An acceptable alternate spelling of the 19th letter in the Hebrew alphabet

12. Or...

Points: 22Means: A type of South African music

Points: 22

Means: A type of South African music

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