‘Wordle’ hints: 5-letter words ending with LL

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If the clue you’ve been given to help you solve your Wordle puzzle is that it ends with “LL”, then the first thing in your head must be “oh, this will be easy”. And why wouldn’t be? There are a lot of common words that we say in everyday conversation that ends with those double letters. However, looks can be deceiving as there are also a handful of words that you might not recognize.

But in case you’re struggling, there are some tips and tricks to help you solve this Wordle puzzle. The first is to see which vowel is in the word. All the words have at least one vowel in them so this will help you identify the answer even quicker, condensing the list even further. Some of the common vowels are “A”, “I”, and “E”, but there are words that have the letter “O” and “U” so choose carefully. Next is to figure out if the word starts with “S” as they are seen in a lot with words ending with “LL” so answering with that too will help a lot. And last is to consider uncommon letters like “U”, “Q”, or “Y” as they are also seen with words with this specific letter combination.

So whether you need some serious help with this puzzle, or you just want a refresher, here is a full list of five-letter words that end with “LL”, in alphabetical order.

5-letter words ending with LL

  • ATOLL – a ring-shaped coral reef or a string of closely spaced small coral islands, enclosing or nearly enclosing a shallow lagoon.
  • DROLL – amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous; waggish.
  • IDYLL – a simple descriptive or narrative piece in verse or prose.
  • KRILL – any of the small, pelagic, shrimplike crustaceans of the family Euphausiidae, eaten as food by certain whales.
  • SWELL – to grow in bulk, as by the absorption of moisture or the processes of growth.

Looks can be deceiving when you play Wordle as an easy clue can also give you a challenge. But just because it likes to throw you off doesn’t mean you need to give up. Challenge yourself and think about your next moves very carefully as it will determine if you’re able to solve your daily puzzle or not.

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Erielle Sudario

Erielle Sudario is a Digital Producer for We Got This Covered. Outside of work, she's either DM'ing a 'Dungeons and Dragons' campaign, playing video games, or building keyboards. Erielle holds a Bachelor of Communications Degree (specializing in film and journalism) from Western Sydney University and a Graduate Diploma in Radio and Podcasting from the Australian Film, Television, and Radio School.