Wordle Game Help: 5 letter words with ‘S’ as the fourth letter

A helpful guide to reach the Wordle answer.

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Struggling to find the Wordle answer is not the best way to start your day, especially when you only have one green letter in the five-letter word. Looking for hints on word lists is a good tool to remember word options you might have forgotten about. A single green S as the fourth letter of the Wordle, for example, could make you struggle to find the correct answer.

If that’s the case, check out this list of five-letter words with S as the fourth letter. The list is in alphabetical order.

  • abase
  • abash
  • abask
  • abuse
  • abysm
  • abyss
  • agast
  • agism
  • agist
  • alist
  • amass
  • amiss
  • amuse
  • angst
  • anise
  • antsy
  • apish
  • arise
  • arish
  • arose
  • artsy
  • avast
  • avise
  • awash
  • basse
  • bassi
  • basso
  • bassy
  • beast
  • birse
  • blast
  • bless
  • blest
  • bliss
  • blist
  • blush
  • boast
  • boost
  • bossy
  • bouse
  • bousy
  • brash
  • brass
  • brast
  • brise
  • brisk
  • briss
  • brose
  • brosy
  • brush
  • bursa
  • burse
  • burst
  • caese
  • canso
  • canst
  • carse
  • causa
  • cause
  • cease
  • cense
  • cesse
  • chase
  • chasm
  • chess
  • chest
  • chose
  • chuse
  • cissy
  • clash
  • clasp
  • class
  • clast
  • close
  • coast
  • coost
  • copse
  • copsy
  • corse
  • corso
  • crash
  • cress
  • crest
  • crise
  • crisp
  • cross
  • crost
  • crush
  • crust
  • cuish
  • curse
  • cursi
  • curst
  • daisy
  • deism
  • deist
  • dense
  • desse
  • didst
  • dipso
  • ditsy
  • dorsa
  • dorse
  • douse
  • dowse
  • dress
  • drest
  • dross
  • druse
  • drusy
  • dulse
  • dunsh
  • durst
  • earst
  • eensy
  • egest
  • erase
  • erose
  • exist
  • false
  • feast
  • feist
  • fesse
  • fiest
  • first
  • flash
  • flask
  • flesh
  • flisk
  • flosh
  • floss
  • flush
  • foist
  • fresh
  • frise
  • frisk
  • frist
  • frosh
  • frost
  • frush
  • frust
  • fussy
  • gassy
  • gauss
  • geese
  • geest
  • geist
  • ghast
  • ghost
  • gipsy
  • girsh
  • giust
  • glass
  • glisk
  • gloss
  • goose
  • goosy
  • gorse
  • grasp
  • grass
  • grese
  • grise
  • grist
  • grisy
  • gross
  • grosz
  • guess
  • guest
  • guise
  • gussy
  • gutsy
  • guyse
  • gypsy
  • hadst
  • harsh
  • heast
  • heist
  • herse
  • hissy
  • hoast
  • hoist
  • hoosh
  • horse
  • horst
  • horsy
  • house
  • hurst
  • hussy
  • inust
  • jesse
  • joist
  • joust
  • karst
  • karsy
  • kiosk
  • kissy
  • knish
  • knosp
  • lapse
  • lassi
  • lease
  • leash
  • least
  • leese
  • leish
  • lense
  • loose
  • lossy
  • lotsa
  • louse
  • lousy
  • lyase
  • marsh
  • messy
  • midst
  • mimsy
  • missy
  • moist
  • moose
  • morse
  • mossy
  • mouse
  • moust
  • mousy
  • neist
  • newsy
  • nisse
  • nkosi
  • noise
  • noisy
  • noose
  • nurse
  • nutso
  • nutsy
  • nyssa
  • obese
  • odism
  • palsy
  • pansy
  • parse
  • passe
  • patsy
  • pause
  • pease
  • peise
  • pepsi
  • perse
  • perst
  • phase
  • phish
  • pissy
  • plash
  • plasm
  • plast
  • plesh
  • plush
  • poesy
  • poise
  • popsy
  • prase
  • presa
  • prese
  • press
  • prest
  • prise
  • prism
  • priss
  • prose
  • proso
  • pross
  • prost
  • pulse
  • purse
  • quest
  • raise
  • reast
  • reest
  • reist
  • reuse
  • rinse
  • roast
  • roose
  • roost
  • rouse
  • roust
  • royst
  • salsa
  • salse
  • sansa
  • sasse
  • sassy
  • sayst
  • scuse
  • sease
  • seise
  • seism
  • sensa
  • sense
  • shush
  • sissy
  • skosh
  • slash
  • slish
  • slosh
  • sluse
  • slush
  • smash
  • smush
  • sonsy
  • souse
  • sowse
  • spasm
  • sposh
  • stash
  • stoss
  • sudsy
  • swash
  • swish
  • swiss
  • taish
  • tansy
  • tarsi
  • tassa
  • tasse
  • tasso
  • tawse
  • tease
  • tense
  • terse
  • these
  • those
  • tipsy
  • toast
  • toise
  • torse
  • torso
  • trash
  • trass
  • tress
  • trest
  • trist
  • truss
  • trust
  • twist
  • valse
  • verse
  • waist
  • welsh
  • wersh
  • whisk
  • whiss
  • whist
  • whose
  • whoso
  • woosh
  • worse
  • worst
  • wrast
  • wrest
  • wrist
  • wurst
  • wussy
  • yeast
  • zoism
  • zoist

Some words on the list may not be accepted by Wordle. A good Wordle tip to narrow down your word options is to try out the ones with the most vowels. Also, look for familiar words and sounds before trying something you have never heard of before.