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OWL2 Words Heavy in Vowels
Words suffixed with a plus sign are new in OWL2 as of March 1, 2006.

It is not unusual to find yourself with too many vowels in a game of Scrabble®.
The following lists can help you make plays which rid you of these nasties while scoring.


These are the 2- and 3-letter words consisting of vowels only:    AA    AE    AI    OE    OI+    EAU


There are no 3-letter words consisting of 2 I's and a consonant.


This is the 3-letter word consisting of 2 U's and a consonant:    ULU


These are the 4-letter words consisting of 3 vowels and a consonant:
 
AEON AKEE AQUA BEAU EPEE IOTA NAOI OLEO TOEA
AERO ALAE AREA CIAO ETUI IXIA OBIA OLIO UNAI
AGEE ALEE ARIA EASE EURO JIAO OBOE OOZE UNAU
AGIO ALOE ASEA EAUX IDEA LIEU ODEA OUZO UREA
AGUE AMIA AURA EAVE ILEA LUAU OGEE QUAI UVEA
AIDE AMIE AUTO EIDE ILIA MEOU OHIA RAIA ZOEA
AJEE ANOA AWEE EMEU INIA MOUE OLEA ROUE

These are the 4-letter words consisting of 2 I's and 2 consonants:
 
BIDI+ IMID IRID KIWI MINI NISI TIKI ZITI
HILI IMPI IRIS LIRI MIRI PIKI TIPI
IBIS INTI IWIS MIDI NIDI PILI TITI

These are the 4-letter words consisting of 2 U's and 2 consonants:
 
BUBU+ GURU JUKU+ KURU MUMU SULU ULUS
FUGU JUJU KUDU LULU PUPU+ TUTU URUS

These are the 5-letter words consisting of 4 vowels and a consonant:
 
AALII AERIE AREAE AUREI LOOIE OIDIA QUEUE
ADIEU AIOLI AUDIO COOEE LOUIE OORIE URAEI
AECIA AQUAE AURAE EERIE MIAOU OURIE ZOEAE

There are 222 6-letter words with E's consisting of 4 vowels and 2 consonants.
These are the 66 6-letter words lacking E's consisting of 4 vowels and 2 consonants:
 
AALIIS AIKIDO AOUDAD AUDIOS BOUBOU IGUANA MUUMUU QUALIA ZAIKAI
ABASIA AIOLIS APORIA+ AURORA COOCOO IODOUS ODIOUS QUINOA ZOARIA
ABULIA ALODIA ARIOSI AUROUS DAIMIO IONIUM OIDIUM SOUARI
ACACIA AMADOU ARIOSO AUSUBO DOODOO+ KOODOO OOMIAC UAKARI+
ACAJOU AMUSIA ATAXIA BOOBOO GIAOUR KOUROI OOMIAK URANIA
ADAGIO ANOPIA ATONIA+ BOOCOO+ GUAIAC LAOGAI+ OORALI UTOPIA
AGAPAI ANOXIA AUCUBA BOOHOO HOODOO MIAOUS OPIOID VOODOO
AGOUTI ANURIA AUDIAL BOOKOO+ HOOPOO MOIRAI OURARI YAUTIA

These are the 7-letter words consisting of 5 vowels and 2 consonants:
 
ABOULIA AEONIAN AQUARIA AUREOLA EUCAINE EXUVIAE OOGONIA TAENIAE
ACEQUIA AEROBIA AQUEOUS AUREOLE EUGENIA IPOMOEA OUABAIN URAEMIA
AECIDIA ALIENEE AREOLAE AURORAE EULOGIA MIAOUED OUGUIYA ZOOECIA
AENEOUS AMOEBAE AUDITEE+ COUTEAU EUPNOEA NOUVEAU ROULEAU
AEOLIAN ANAEMIA AUREATE EPINAOI EVACUEE OIDIOID+ SEQUOIA

These are the 8-letter words consisting of 6 vowels and 2 consonants:
 
ABOIDEAU ABOITEAU AUREOLAE EPOPOEIA EULOGIAE

There are only 40 9-letter words consisting of 6 vowels and 3 consonants, but their usefulness is too low to be worthy of listing here. OWL2 introduced 11 of these words.


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