# Find words to fit the clues. Each group of crosses should be replaced with the same three letter word.

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Find words to fit the clues. Each group of crosses should be replaced with the same three letter word. What are the words?

``````_ X X X _ _ _   Break into pieces
_ X X X _ _     A roof covering
_ _ _ X X X _ _ Express forcibly
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posted May 22, 2015

## 1 Solution

1. sHATter
2. tHATch and
3. empHATtic
solution May 28, 2015

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Find words to fit the clues, all the words end in the same three letters. What are the words?

Each group of three definitions describes three words that are spelled the same, except for one letter (each group describes a different set of words). Example: king, ring, wing.

1a) an Old Norse poem
1b) a wheel spoke
1c) an unusually small animal

2a) to give way
2b) a pasture
2c) to handle

3a) a small territorial division of a country
3b) an artillery piece
3c) a deep valley with high steep sides

4a) a hut
4b) to strike with surprise or horror
4c) a husk

Each group of three definitions describes three words that are spelled the same, except for one letter (each group describes a different set of words). Example: king, ring, wing.

1a) inexperienced
1b) to address with expressions of kind wishes
1c) unreasonable selfish desire

2a) highly skilled
2b) to conform
2c) to accept formally and put into effect

3a) a committee for judging and awarding prizes
3b) conceal or hide
3c) violent anger

4a) a rounded shape
4b) spoken
4c) a gemstone