How to Play Phrazle
Your goal is to guess the missing phrase. Enter words to see if you can guess it, and you’ll see colored boxes that will give you hints:
- Green means you chose the right letter in the right spot.
- Orange means you have the correct letter, and it’s in that word, but in the wrong spot.
- Purple means you guessed a letter that is in another word.
- Grey means the letter does not exist in the phrase.
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Try to use words that maximize the number of common vowels and constants.
Most Common Vowels
- E: The most frequently used vowel in English.
- A: Very common in many words.
- I: Also widely used in both short and long words.
- O: Common but slightly less so than E, A, and I.
- U: The least common of the five vowels, but still frequently used.
Most Common Consonants
- T: Often the most commonly used consonant in English texts.
- N: Very common, especially in conjunction with 'T' (as in "nt" combinations).
- R: Widely used in many word endings and beginnings.
- S: Highly common, especially in plurals and present tense verbs.
- L: Frequently used in a wide variety of words.
- Other common consonants include D, C, M, and P, which are also quite prevalent but not quite as frequent as the ones listed above.
Words to use
Try using these words, which are frequently used but also have common vowels and consonants.
- "An" or "On": These words include common vowels and consonants that are often used in English.
- "The" or "And": These are very common in English and include frequently used consonants and a vowel.
- "Cat" or "Dog": Common, simple words with a good mix of vowels and consonants.
- "That" or "With": These words are common and include a mix of consonants and vowels.
- "Home" or "Time": Common words that can help in identifying vowels and common consonants.
- "About" or "Other": These words have a good mix of vowels and consonants, which can be very helpful in identifying letter placements.
- "Crane" or "Slate": Contain common letters and are good starting points to narrow down options.
- "Friend" or "Public": These are common words with a mix of vowels and consonants.
- "Garden" or "Silver": Provide a good balance of frequently used letters in English.
- "Against": This word contains a mix of common vowels and consonants, making it a strong choice for identifying multiple letters.
- "Central": Another good mix of vowels and consonants, including the frequently used 'r', 'n', and 'l'.
- "Complete": This word covers a wide range of common letters, including two vowels and several frequently used consonants.
- "Material": With its combination of vowels and consonants, this word can help in identifying or ruling out several letters.