As a general rule the more letters of RETAINS you have, the greater the chance of a bonus. 

Below are all the bonus words you can make if you have six of those letters, INTERS, and one other letter.

 

There are a lot of words, so to make learning easier, perhaps break them down into groups of 10-15 words or by distinct letter groups (i.e INTERS+A, B, C, D and E).

 

 

INTERS + 

 

A - ANESTRI, ANTSIER, NASTIER, RATINES, RESIANT, RETAINS, RETINAS, RETSINA, STAINER, STARNIE, STEARIN

B - nothing

C - CISTERN, CRETINS

D - SNIRTED, TINDERS

E - ENTIRES, ENTRIES, NERITES, RETINES, TRENISE, TRIENES

F - SNIFTER

G - RESTING, STINGER

H - HINTERS, NITHERS

I - nothing

J - nothing

K - REKINTS, SKINTER, STINKER, TINKERS

L - LINTERS, SLINTER, SNIRTLE

M - ENTRISM, MINSTER, MINTERS, REMINTS

N - INTERNS, TINNERS

O - NORITES, OESTRIN, ORIENTS, STONIER, TERSION, TRIONES

P - NIPTERS, PTERINS

Q - nothing

R - nothing

S - ESTRINS, INSERTS, SINTERS, STRINES

T - ENTRIST, RETINTS, STINTER, TINTERS

U - NUTSIER, TRIUNES, UNITERS

V - INVERTS, STRIVEN

W - TWINERS, WINTERS

X - nothing

Y - SINTERY

Z - nothing

 

63 words in total. 7 letters INTERS doesn't combine with to make a bonus (B, I, J, Q, R, X, Z).

 

As a general rule the more letters of RETAINS you have, the greater the chance of a bonus. 

 

 

 

Below are all the bonus words you can make if you have six of those letters, ASTERN, and one other letter.

 

 

 

There are a lot of words, so to make learning easier, perhaps break them down into groups of 10-15 words or by distinct letter groups (i.e ANTERS+A, B, C, D and E).

 

 

 

ASTERN + 

 

A - ANESTRA, SANTERA

B - BANTERS, BARNETS

C - CANTERS, CARNETS, NECTARS, RECANTS, SCANTER, TANRECS, TRANCES

D - DARNEST, ENDARTS, STANDER, STARNED

E - EARNEST, EASTERN, NEAREST, RATEENS, STERANE

F - nothing

G - ARGENTS, GARNETS, STRANGE

H - ANTHERS, HARTENS, THENARS

I - ANESTRI, ANTSIER, NASTIER, RATINES, RESIANT, RETAINS, RETINAS, RETSINA, STAINER, STARNIE, STEARIN

J - nothing

K - RANKEST, STARKEN, TANKERS

L - ANTLERS, RENTALS, SALTERN, SLANTER, STERNAL

M - ARTSMEN, MARTENS, SARMENT, SMARTEN

N-  TANNERS

O - ATONERS, SANTERO, SENATOR, TREASON

P - ARPENTS, ENTRAPS, PANTERS, PARENTS, PASTERN, PERSANT, TREPANS

Q - nothing

R - ERRANTS, RANTERS

S - SARSNET, TRANSES

T - NATTERS, RATTENS

U - AUNTERS, NATURES, SAUNTER

V - SERVANT, TAVERNS, VERSANT

W - STRAWEN, WANTERS

X - nothing

Y - TRAYNES

Z - nothing

 

76 words in total. 5 letters ASTERN doesn't combine with to make a bonus (F, J, Q, X and Z).

 

 

 

 

 

As a general rule the more letters of RETAINS you have, the greater the chance of a bonus. 

Below are all the bonus words you can make if you have six of those letters, RETAIN, and one other letter.

There are a lot of words, so to make learning easier, perhaps break them down into groups of 10-15 words or by distinct letter groups (i.e RETAIN+A, B, C, D and E).

RETAIN +

A - nothing

B - ATEBRIN

C - CANTIER, CERATIN, CERTAIN, CREATIN, CRINATE, NACRITE, TACRINE

D - ANTIRED, DETRAIN, TRAINED

E - ARENITE, RETINAE, TRAINEE

F - FAINTER, FENITAR

G - GRANITE, GRATINE, INGRATE, TANGIER, TEARING

H - HAIRNET, INEARTH, THERIAN

I - INERTIA

J - JANTIER, NARTJIE

K - KERATIN

L - ENTRAIL, LATRINE, RATLINE, RELIANT, RETINAL, TRENAIL

M - MERANTI, MINARET, RAIMENT

N - ENTRAIN, TRANNIE

O - NOTAIRE, OTARINE

P - INAPTER, PAINTER, PERTAIN, REPAINT

Q - nothing

R - RETRAIN, TERRAIN, TRAINER

S - ANESTRI, ANTSIER, NASTIER, RATINES, RESIANT, RETAINS, RETINAS, RETSINA, STAINER, STARNIE, STEARIN

T - INTREAT, ITERANT, NATTIER, NITRATE, TARTINE, TERTIAN

U - RUINATE, TAURINE, URANITE, URINATE

V - nothing

W - TAWNIER, TINWARE

X - nothing

Y - nothing

Z - nothing

 

71 words in total. 6 letters RETAIN doesn't combine with to make a bonus (A, Q, V, X, Y and Z).

 

 

As a general rule the more letters of RETAINS you have, the greater the chance of a bonus. 

 

Below are all the bonus words you can make if you have six of those letters, SATIRE, and one other letter.

 

There are a lot of words, so to make learning easier, perhaps break them down into groups of 10-15 words or by distinct letter groups (i.e SATIRE+A, B, C, D and E).

 

SATIRE +

 

A - ARISTAE, ASTERIA, ATRESIA

 

B - BAITERS, BARITES, REBAITS, TERBIAS

 

C - ATRESIC. CRISTAE, RACIEST, STEARIC

 

D - ARIDEST, ASTERID, ASTRIDE, DIASTER, DISRATE. STAIDER, STAIRED, TARDIES, TIRADES, TRADIES

 

E - AERIEST, SERIATE

 

F - FAIREST

 

G - AGISTER, AIGRETS, GAITERS, SEAGIRT, STAGIER, STRIGAE, TIRAGES, TRIAGES

 

H - HASTIER, SHERIAT

 

I - AIRIEST, IRISATE

 

J - nothing

 

K - ARKITES, KARITES

 

L - REALIST, RETAILS, SALTIER, SALTIRE, SLATIER, TAILERS

 

M - IMARETS, MAESTRI, MAISTER, MASTIER, MISRATE, SEMITAR, SMARTIE

 

N - ANESTRI, ANTSIER, NASTIER, RATINES, RESIANT, RETAINS, RETINAS, RETSINA, STAINER, STARNIE, STEARIN

O - OARIEST, OTARIES, ROASTIE

P - PAIREST, PARTIES. PASTIER, PIASTER, PIASTRE, PIRATES, PRATIES, TRAIPSE

Q - nothing

R - ARTSIER, SERRATI, TARRIES, TARSIER

S - ARSIEST, ARTSIES, SAIREST, SATIRES, TIRASSE

 

T - ARTIEST, ARTISTE, ATTIRES, IRATEST, RATITES, STRIATE, TASTIER, TERTIAS

 

U - nothing

 

V - RAVIEST, TAIVERS, VASTIER, VERITAS

 

W - WAISTER, WAITERS, WARIEST, WASTRIE

 

X - nothing

Y - nothing

 

Z - nothing

 

 

 

98 words in total. 6 letters SATIRE doesn't combine with to make a bonus (J, Q, U, X, Y and Z).

 

 

 

As from July 1, the UK Scrabble movement, and East Berks Scrabble Club have adopted Collins Scrabble Words 2019 (CSW 19) as the definitive word adjudication word list.

 

Some of the new words include :

EW

OK

ZE

BAE

BAO

DOX

UME

VAX

ZEN

 

Please note that articles written before July 1 relate to Collins Scrabble words 2015 unless otherwise stated.