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If you’ve been anywhere near the internet lately, you’ve seen plenty of Wordle. There are lots of competing theories on how to start your game right, the best of which use the power of science to get you a good score.
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Soare (an archaic word for “young hawk”) tops a lot of Wordle lists, due to lots of useful letter combinations. It’s ranked low here because it’s not on the official answer list, so you’ll never get that oh-so-satisfying 1/6 score.
BITES is one of our favorite Wordle guesses with... potentially spicy connotations. Like SOARE, it’s not an official answer, but it mixes common combinations with the less common B, which can point you toward rarer answers.