Today’s Wordle Answer & Hints For December 22, 2023 (Puzzle #916)

December 22nd’s Wordle answer can be solved in about four attempts if players use words with multiple vowels in their first few attempts.

If you are trying to solve December 22nd’s Wordle answer, it might be prudent to use attempts that contain multiple vowels. While the answer isn’t too complicated, and we were able to solve it in about four attempts, some players might not be as lucky and could be stuck on their last attempt. It is better to refer to some hints for such situations, as it might just help you solve the puzzle without losing your daily streak.

If you always use random words in your first few attempts, it might be time to switch to Wordle’s hard mode. Using random words often leads to players using their daily streaks, and this mode comes in handy to prevent such situations. The harder mode locks in the correct position of confirmed letters, meaning you will be forced to use those letters in the same spot. This will let you think of words that fit the spelling instead of using random words and running out of attempts. However, if you still find it difficult and need to use hints, you can refer to them below.

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Today’s Wordle Hints

December 22nd #916

22nd December 2023 Wordle hints with two fingers touching in the background

Wordle doesn’t offer any more hints other than the color-changing boxes, which are sometimes not enough for players to solve the answer. Therefore, we’ve provided a few relevant hints below that will help you solve the answer in less than six attempts. These hints will not spoil the answer but give you enough information so that you can solve December 22nd’s Wordle answer quickly:

Hint 1

There are no repeating letters.

Hint 2

The answer is used as a noun and verb.

Hint 3

The vowels are in the 2nd & 3rd positions.

Hint 4

An act of touching something.

Today’s Wordle Answer

December 22nd #916

22nd December 2023 Wordle Answer with two fingers touching in the background

The December 22nd Wordle answer is TOUCH.

Solving today’s Wordle answer can be done in about four attempts if you use the same starting words as we did. We used SCORE, COAST, and TORCH for our first three attempts, revealing four letters’ correct position. Since we didn’t know the middle letter, the only other word we could think of was TOUCH. Luckily, this solved today’s Wordle answer on the fourth attempt.

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