July 1 'Wordle' answer, hints

Wordle #377 stumping you? We'll assist.Let's not linger on linear time when we can perform our daily Wordle instead.

The solution to the July 1 Wordle appears at the end of this page, with a spoiler clearly marked. You may also scroll down for daily tips, hints, and tactics.

Thousands of people play Wordle every day, and admirers have built similar games. Heardle, Actorle, Framed, Dordle, and Quordle make you guess many words at once.

We'll assist you choose the correct initial action (or as close to perfect as you can get without just magically guessing the exact  word). Choose a word with at least two vowels plus S, T, R, or N.

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July 1 Wordle hint:It's a Spanish term used to describe both food and animals.