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When you curtail a word,you remove the last letter and still have a valid word.You will be given clues for the two word?

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When you curtail a word, you remove the last letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: Begin -> Heavenly body
Answer: The words are Start and Star.

  1. Row; level -> Bind; fasten
  2. Finished -> Put on; take on
  3. To strip; take away -> Plunges into water
  4. Sorrow; desolation -> Scrooge; hoarder
  5. Merry-go-round -> Engage in drinking and partying
  6. Similarity; comparison -> Data measured on a continuous scale
  7. Message holder -> Completely surround
  8. Public declaration of intentions (political) -> Document listing a ship's contents
posted Jun 5, 2015 by Riteshwar

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  1. Tier -> Tie
  2. Done -> Don
  3. Divest -> Dives
  4. Misery -> Miser
  5. Carousel -> Carouse
  6. Analogy -> Analog
  7. Envelope -> Envelop
  8. Manifesto -> Manifest
solution Oct 9, 2015 by Akriti



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In this teaser you have been given two (2) clues in each line. Each word differs by only one (1) letter, which I have given you. Your task is to discover the answers to the clues provided. The order of the letters does not change.

Example:

Remove _ _ _ I _ _ / _ _ _ U _ _ Justify

Answer:

E X C (I) S E / E X C (U) S E

  1. specialist _ _ _ E _ _ / _ _ _ O _ _ ship

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  3. scorch S _ _ _ _ / T _ _ _ _ slight colouration

  4. soft spread _ U _ _ _ _ / _ I _ _ _ _ grievous

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Example: Begin -> Sour, acidic
Answer: The words are Start and Tart.

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  3. Be without -> Insect
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