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Thursday Code Puzzler: Grouping Anagrams

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It's Thursday, so it's time for another code puzzler. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable.

Note: Even though there really is nothing stopping you from finding a solution to this on the internet, try to keep honest, and come up with your own answer.  It's all about the participation!

Grouping Anagrams 

Write a method that, when given an array of strings, will group all of the anagrams, and partial anagrams together in their individual arrays. A partial anagram is a word that is composed of characters in another word, although it might not have the same number of characters as the original word. 

For example given [dzone, java, one, node] you would get two arrays: 

[dzone, one, node] and [java].


Catch up on all our previous puzzlers here

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