Wordle game help: 5-letter words with ‘U’ and ‘E’

A list to help with your daily game.

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Wordle has brought the love of word games back for many players, as well as introduced the genre to an entire generation that finds fun in so many five-letter words every day.

The challenge of getting a secret word right in up to six tries might seem simple, but there are days when it can really test your players. Especially when the secret word to be guessed has repeated letters or there are other similar words.

If you’ve spent your initial guesses today and only found out the correct answer has the letters ‘U’ and ‘E’, but you still don’t know their positions, here are some five-letter words with ‘U’ and ‘E’, sorted alphabetically.

Related: Wordle game help: 5-letter words ending in ‘ET’

Five-letter words with ‘U’ and ‘E’ to try on Wordle

  • abuse
  • acute
  • adieu
  • agued
  • agues
  • amuse
  • aquae
  • argue
  • auger
  • aurae
  • aurei
  • aures
  • azure
  • beaus
  • beaut
  • beaux
  • begum
  • begun
  • blued
  • bluer
  • blues
  • bluet
  • bluey
  • blume
  • boeuf
  • boule
  • bouse
  • brume
  • brute
  • bubbe
  • budge
  • bugle
  • bulge
  • buret
  • burke
  • burse
  • bused
  • buses
  • buteo
  • butes
  • butle
  • butte
  • buyer
  • cause
  • cecum
  • centu
  • chuse
  • chute
  • clued
  • clues
  • coude
  • coupe
  • crude
  • cruel
  • cruet
  • cruse
  • cubeb
  • cubed
  • cuber
  • cubes
  • cukes
  • culet
  • culex
  • cupel
  • cured
  • curer
  • cures
  • curet
  • curie
  • curse
  • curve
  • cusec
  • cuter
  • cutes
  • cutey
  • cutie
  • cuvee
  • cuzes
  • daube
  • debug
  • debur
  • debut
  • degum
  • demur
  • deuce
  • douce
  • douse
  • drupe
  • druse
  • duces
  • duded
  • dudes
  • duels
  • duets
  • duked
  • dukes
  • dulce
  • dulse
  • dunce
  • dunes
  • duped
  • duper
  • dupes
  • duple
  • dured
  • dures
  • duvet
  • ecrus
  • educe
  • educt
  • elude
  • elute
  • emeus
  • endue
  • ennui
  • ensue
  • enure
  • equal
  • eques
  • equid
  • equip
  • eruct
  • erugo
  • erupt
  • eruvs
  • etude
  • etuis
  • euros
  • exude
  • exult
  • exurb
  • fauve
  • femur
  • fetus
  • feuar
  • feuds
  • feued
  • fique
  • flued
  • flues
  • fluke
  • flume
  • flute
  • fudge
  • fuels
  • fugle
  • fugue
  • fumed
  • fumer
  • fumes
  • fumet
  • furze
  • fused
  • fusee
  • fusel
  • fuses
  • fuzed
  • fuzee
  • fuzes
  • gauge
  • gauze
  • genua
  • genus
  • getup
  • geums
  • gigue
  • glued
  • gluer
  • glues
  • gluey
  • glume
  • glute
  • gouge
  • gruel
  • grues
  • grume
  • gudes
  • guess
  • guest
  • guide
  • guile
  • guise
  • gules
  • gunge
  • gurge
  • guyed
  • haute
  • heuch
  • heugh
  • house
  • huger
  • ileum
  • ileus
  • imbue
  • indue
  • inure
  • issue
  • jehus
  • joule
  • jubes
  • judge
  • juice
  • juked
  • jukes
  • julep
  • jupes
  • jurel
  • jutes
  • juvie
  • kluge
  • kubie
  • kugel
  • lehua
  • lemur
  • letup
  • leuds
  • lieus
  • louie
  • loupe
  • louse
  • lubed
  • lubes
  • luces
  • lucre
  • ludes
  • luged
  • luger
  • luges
  • lumen
  • lunes
  • lunet
  • lunge
  • lured
  • lurer
  • lures
  • lutea
  • luted
  • lutes
  • luxer
  • luxes
  • mauve
  • menus
  • meous
  • moues
  • mouse
  • muled
  • mules
  • muley
  • mulie
  • mured
  • mures
  • murex
  • murre
  • mused
  • muser
  • muses
  • muted
  • muter
  • mutes
  • muxed
  • muxes
  • negus
  • neuks
  • neume
  • neums
  • nevus
  • nexus
  • nuder
  • nudes
  • nudge
  • nudie
  • nuked
  • nukes
  • numen
  • nurse
  • odeum
  • oleum
  • ounce
  • ouphe
  • ourie
  • ousel
  • outed
  • outer
  • outre
  • ouzel
  • ovule
  • pareu
  • pause
  • pelau
  • perdu
  • pique
  • plume
  • prude
  • prune
  • pseud
  • pubes
  • puces
  • pudge
  • puked
  • pukes
  • pukey
  • puled
  • puler
  • pules
  • pulse
  • pupae
  • puree
  • purer
  • purge
  • purse
  • puses
  • quake
  • quale
  • quare
  • quate
  • quean
  • queen
  • queer
  • quell
  • quern
  • query
  • quest
  • queys
  • quiet
  • quire
  • quite
  • quote
  • rebus
  • rebut
  • rebuy
  • recur
  • recut
  • redub
  • redux
  • rerun
  • reuse
  • revue
  • rheum
  • rogue
  • roque
  • rouen
  • roues
  • rouge
  • rouse
  • route
  • rubel
  • rubes
  • ruble
  • ruche
  • ruder
  • ruers
  • ruffe
  • rugae
  • ruled
  • ruler
  • rules
  • rumen
  • runes
  • rupee
  • ruses
  • sauce
  • saute
  • scute
  • sebum
  • sedum
  • segue
  • serum
  • setup
  • shute
  • sieur
  • slued
  • slues
  • souse
  • sprue
  • spued
  • spues
  • spume
  • squeg
  • stupe
  • suave
  • suber
  • sucre
  • suede
  • suers
  • suete
  • suets
  • suety
  • suite
  • super
  • supes
  • surer
  • surge
  • sused
  • suses
  • taupe
  • tegua
  • tegus
  • tendu
  • teuch
  • teugh
  • togue
  • toque
  • touse
  • truce
  • trued
  • truer
  • trues
  • tubae
  • tubed
  • tuber
  • tubes
  • tuile
  • tules
  • tulle
  • tuned
  • tuner
  • tunes
  • tutee
  • tuxes
  • tuyer
  • udder
  • ukase
  • ulcer
  • ulema
  • ulnae
  • umbel
  • umber
  • ummed
  • umped
  • uncle
  • undee
  • under
  • unfed
  • unite
  • unled
  • unlet
  • unmet
  • unmew
  • unpeg
  • unpen
  • unsee
  • unset
  • unsew
  • unsex
  • untie
  • unwed
  • unwet
  • upbye
  • upend
  • upped
  • upper
  • upset
  • uraei
  • urare
  • urase
  • urate
  • ureal
  • ureas
  • uredo
  • ureic
  • urged
  • urger
  • urges
  • urine
  • urped
  • ursae
  • usage
  • users
  • usher
  • usnea
  • uteri
  • utile
  • utter
  • uveae
  • uveal
  • uveas
  • vague
  • value
  • velum
  • venue
  • vertu
  • vogue
  • xerus
  • yeuks
  • yeuky
  • youse
  • yuked
  • yukes
  • yules
  • zebus

All the words on this list are accepted by Wordle and will give you more clues as to which letters are present or not in the word of the day until you get it right. Another good tip to get it right as early as possible is to find which other vowels are present in the word of the day to narrow down your options. Beware of words that may have repeated letters and don’t forget to try words you already know first, since Wordle tends to choose more common words as the right answer.

These tips should help you complete your latest Wordle task.