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Play with Words

Published: 10.01.2012, Updated: 04.03.2017
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Play with Words

If you just want to have some fun – or if playing helps you learn – there are many cool sites and services.

Do you know the word? Play freerice.com and donate rice to the United Nations World Food Program. Click on the right answer. If you get it right, you get a harder question. If you get it wrong, you get an easier question. For each answer you get right, 10 grains of rice are donated to the United Nations World Food Program.

Phoboslab z-type is a game where you have to shoot waves of words attacking you by typing the words. The game is quite addictive and helps you develop faster typing.

Storyman is a version of the classic game Hangman. It has hidden words and titles behind Step up your vocabStep up your vocab
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 white squares. Reveal them by guessing letters. Storyman will allow six wrong guesses before he strolls off and takes 5 points off your score. You have 3 minutes…

Speaking of Hangman, by the way, there is a Cheater Hangman in which the computer cheats… Can you figure out how?

In Word Search you must find hidden words among the letters on the board. There is a new one every day, and the topics vary greatly.

 Word Confusion tests your knowledge about words that have similar spelling, for example “current” and “currant”.

You can also try to figure out which of the words on the list is not a word in Word Games. Looking them up in a dictionary is not cheating, but guessing may also be fun.

Perhaps you may want to take a stab at the Wordmaster game? You choose between three different levels and have to figure out which word is missing, hangman-style.

Or, if you are in that mood, maybe the Devil's Dictionary is something for you?

Whatever you choose to do, never stop picking up new words, or new meanings of words you already know. Your ability to understand others and express yourself depends heavily on how many words you know. Having few words at your disposal could make you appear to be a philistine.