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Most of the time when I complete a word, it is grey in the list. Every so often, it is green, red, or yellow. What do these colors mean?

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If you go to:

Help > Learn to Play > Word Colors

Then it details some different colours that are used for certain words (although it does state these are used on the results screen, I would assume the app is consistent in highlighting words). This is as follows:

  • Red = theme words (always highlighted)
  • Green = common words you found (where common = used in 90% of english language)
  • Blue = uncommon words you found

There is no suggestion of yellow, although when highlighting a word it will flash yellow by default if you have already found that word. And I can only assume a grey colour indicates the word does not fall into any of the other criteria.

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