maximum is worth 20 points in the game of Scrabble®

Definitions for the word, maximum
(a.) Greatest in quantity or highest in degree attainable or attained; as, a maximum consumption of fuel; maximum pressure; maximum heat.
(n.) The greatest quantity or value attainable in a given case; or, the greatest value attained by a quantity which first increases and then begins to decrease; the highest point or degree; -- opposed to minimum.

24 Scrabble® words found in the Scrabble® word, maximum
5 letter words
maxim (16 points)
imaum (9 points)
4 letter words
maxi (13 points)
mumm (10 points)
imam (8 points)
maim (8 points)
3 letter words
max (12 points)
mix (12 points)
mim (7 points)
mum (7 points)
umm (7 points)
aim (5 points)
ami (5 points)
amu (5 points)
2 letter words
ax (9 points)
xi (9 points)
xu (9 points)
mm (6 points)
am (4 points)
ma (4 points)
mi (4 points)
mu (4 points)
um (4 points)
ai (2 points)

Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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