The word crux is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • crux  n. The basic, central, or essential point or feature.
  • crux  n. The critical or transitional moment or issue, a turning point.
  • crux  n. A puzzle or difficulty.

14 valid words from 3 definitions

BASIC CENTRAL CRITICAL DIFFICULTY ESSENTIAL FEATURE ISSUE MOMENT OR POINT PUZZLE THE TRANSITIONAL TURNING

One word in word (Word found as is inside the word.)

CRU

2 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

UR XU

4 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

BRUX CRUD CRUE CRUS

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

CRU

One suffix (New word found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

CRUXES

3 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-X CRU CUR RUC

Scrabble scoring

  • 13 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 389 chance (0.26%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 2334 chance (0.04%).

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Categories without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)
  • Not found in the middle (Word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)
  • No prefixes (Word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)
  • No anagrams can be formed with an extra letter (New word formed with all the letters of the word and an extra letter.)

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