Ah, the answer... a word so commonly used in our daily conversations, and yet, it eludes us like a mischievous sprite. Even your usual starting words, those faithful companions in your quest for lexical supremacy, may fail you this time. Fret not, my dear logophiles, for we shall conquer this linguistic beast together. But first, let us delve into the realm of a different mode—a mode that promises to test your mettle and tickle your patience.
Wordle's hard mode, my fellow word warriors, is not as daunting as its name suggests. It may drain your time like a thirsty vampire, but fear not, it shall not drink your sanity. In this mode, random words shall be banished from your arsenal, like fugitives fleeing from the long arm of the law. Confirmed letters shall hold their ground, refusing to be displaced. Yes, it may be a tad tedious, but it shall preserve your precious attempts. However, heed my words, dear word adventurers, for even in this arduous journey, you may stumble upon treacherous ground. Fear not, for I shall bestow upon you the gift of hints to aid you in your hour of need.
Picture this: you stand at the precipice of your final attempts, your daily streak hanging in the balance like a tightrope walker's delicate balance. Fret not, for I shall offer you a glimmer of hope—a few hints to steer you toward the elusive answer that hides in the shadows of January 19th's Wordle. But fear not, for these hints shall not reveal the answer outright. Nay, they shall merely nudge you in the right direction, allowing your mind to dance with possibilities. Behold, the hints that shall illuminate your path:
- The letters doth not repeat, my dear word wanderer.
- The answer, my friend, is a noun, a thing of beauty and intrigue.
- Seeketh the vowel in the noble position of the third.
- Ah, but the answer springs forth from the realm of inanimate material objects.
And lo and behold, the veil is lifted, and the answer emerges from the depths of linguistic obscurity—THING. A word so simple, yet so enigmatic, that it requires a dance of patience and ingenuity to uncover its true form. Cast aside words like "TASTE," "THIRD," and "STING" on your journey, for they shall guide you to the correct placement of each letter. A gentle rearrangement of these puzzle pieces, and behold—the answer reveals itself as THING.
But let us not forget the origins of this linguistic marvel. Wordle, a realm of letters and possibilities, beckons to us from various platforms—iOS, Android, and the mighty Microsoft Windows. It was birthed into existence on a fateful day—October 1, 2021—by the skilled hands of Josh Wardle. Josh, a master of puzzles, joined forces with The New York Times Company to unleash this linguistic phenomenon upon the world. Enter the realm of Wordle, my friends, and immerse yourself in the captivating genre of puzzles.
As we bid adieu to January 19th's perplexing Wordle answer, let us revel in the joy of conquering linguistic challenges, for it is within these trials that our wit and creativity flourish. May your future endeavors in Wordle be filled with triumph and delight, as you dance through the letters, rearranging them into a symphony of words.
And so, my fellow logophiles, I leave you with these words of encouragement: Embrace the puzzles that lie before you, for they are the keys that unlock the hidden chambers of your linguistic prowess. Let the letters be your guide, and may the enigmatic answers of Wordle forever be at your fingertips.
Platform(s): iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows
Released: October 1, 2021
Developer(s): Josh Wardle
Publisher(s): Josh Wardle, The New York Times Company