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Take a brain break with the free SeeWordz Android app

by Kate Currin

If you love spending time with the free Words with Friends app, you'll also enjoy a quick break with the brain-teasing puzzles in the SeeWordz Brain Game Free app. The puzzle app breaks up words into different positions and other cryptic positions that signify another word or phrase. For instance, the letter "P" with a line down the center signifies "split pea." Or for a harder one, the numbers 110 signify "one in ten."

I found even the easy puzzles to be extremely hard. I love the "Hint" button, which gives you the first couple letters of the answer, but does knock down the overall score if you're keeping track. You can post your scores to Facebook straight from the app to compete with friends. The app also turns the letters in your guesses green, if you're on the right track, or red, if you're off base. If you're stumped, like me, simply touch the "Answer" button to reveal the solution. You won't earn points, however, if you do this.

The design of the app is completely intuitive, and you can scroll through puzzles from each category easily. The free version of the app comes with 36 brain stumpers that range from easy to medium and hard. If you can't get enough, upgrade to the full version of SeeWordz Brain Game for $1.99 to gain access to 120 more puzzles.

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