[ENTERTAINMENT] 10 Words That All Scrabble Players Should Know

Scrabble is one of the most popular games in the world, with versions in 29 languages and over 100 million games sold in 121 countries. Scrabble has been around for almost 75 years, and it’s still going strong! Here are 10 words that you should know in order to be a Scrabble champion!

Aa: a “basaltic lava having a rough surface”

Qat: a flowering plant native to East Africa and the Arabian peninsula

Zax: a slater or slate mason, or the tool used to cut and punch nail holes in roofing slate

Cwm: a valley, especially one created by glacial movement. This one won’t get you many points, but it is good for using up pesky, low-score consonants taking up valuable space on your rack.

Xu: Vietnamese money

Qua: as or as being, or in the character of

Suq: a market, or part of a market, in an Arab city

Adz: an axe-like tool

Jo: sweetheart or dear

Qadi: a judge in the Muslim community

Sources: ScrabbleStop.com, MentalFloss.com

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