Special Sub-Topic: Anagrams. More to Less Common.
|What is a less common anagram of CHEERED?|
REECHED. REECHED means smoked as in "The bonfire reeched." Seven letter words are very useful in Scrabble because you score fifty bonus points for using all seven letters from your rack. Knowing anagrams of various words is useful for fitting your bonus words onto the board. For example REECHED might fit somewhere that CHEERED does not.
|What is the anagram of ASTERISK?|
SARKIEST. SARKIEST is British slang meaning the most sarcastic.
|LENGTHY has one anagram what is it?|
THEGNLY. THEGNLY means in a lordly manner. -LY is another useful ending to look for. You can improve your game looking for endings like this as well as the more common -ED and -ING endings.
|What is the anagram of CHURNED?|
CHUNDER. CHUNDER is a British slang term meaning to vomit.
|HAMMERS is the common Scrabble word, what is the anagram?|
SHAMMER. A SHAMMER is someone who takes on false appearances. Sometimes, as in this case, you only have to move one letter to find the anagram. Another example is DIARIES and DAIRIES.
|What is the anagram of REQUEST?|
QUESTER. A QUESTER is someone who seeks or looks for things.It is amazing how often the -ER at the end of a word can become an RE- at the beginning of a word. Another example is COUNTER and RECOUNT.
|What is the anagram of CABINETS which can be used in Scrabble?|
BASCINET. A BASCINET is a medieval helmet. It is a variant spelling of BASINET. This time I gave you an eight letter word. Very often an eight letter word will get you a bonus if you add your seven letters to a letter that is already on the board.
|What is the one anagram of BANISHES?|
BANSHIES. BANSHIES is a variant spelling of BANSHEES. A banshee is an Irish spirit signifying death. -IES is another very useful ending. For example, from TRAIPSE you can get PARTIES.
|COYOTES is a nice word but what is its anagram?|
OOCYTES. OOCYTES are immature female germ cells. Other words that begin with OO- include oon, oogamy, oof and oolite.
|What is the anagram of LEGACIES?|
ELEGIACS. ELEGIAC is an adjective meaning mournful or lamenting. Just one more to leave you with. HENRY, (a unit of electrical indutance), has the anagram YRNEH, (a unit of reciprocal inductance), which is just HENRY spelt backwards.
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