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Welcome to Hangman at The Problem Site. This online word game provides the traditional fun of a hangman game with an extensive vocabulary list. In addition, the site provides an option to look up words, because some of the words used are obscure, archaic, or rarely used.

Customize your Hangman experience by selecting options above. You can choose the length of words, and you can also choose the speed of the gallows animation. Slower mobile devices will probably benefit from higher speed animation.

Unsolved Word List

As of the writing of this rules page, the following words in the dictionary had never been solved on the site: 

mohock, higgler, endenization, czarevna, quadrifid,pyaemia, dagon, quidam, fanon, shintiyan, bodkin,ambiloquy, nawab, febrifuge, feaze, frizzly, fylfot,gamic, bedizen, behoof, hygeia, azygous, bavin,huffy, hurlyburly, bayadere, assagai, homoousian,pawky, lignous, copper, jemidar, hamous, japanning,canakin, choky, mazard, electrolyze, chaparajos,gulph, methodize, hadji, acequia 

Most Commonly Solved Words

At the other end of the spectrum, here are the words which have the highest solution rate. Each of these words is correctly solved more than 93% of the times played.

selection, friendless, elegance, procrastination,reinstall, unclouded, assister, investment,personation, deserved, inclosure, shortbreathed,unsatisfied

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