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Oronyms

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#17949
Fun:*** (2.8)
Difficulty:*** (2.89)
Category:Language
Submitted By:doggyxpus*****

 

 

 



Oronyms are phrases that can be read two ways and have the same sound but have different spellings (eg. a name/an aim). Find an oronym for each of the following clues (eg. An idea; Atlantic = A notion; an ocean).

1. Pleasant person; very cold person
2. Large primate; colorless ribbon
3. First-class result; dull time period
4. I yell; sweetened frozen liquid
5. Spring bark; abscond
6. Tariff during hours of darkness; acidic salt
7. Fruit-filled pastry; swollen organ of sight
8. Measuring and calculating instrument; crafty drivel
9. Spring flowers; facial feature
10. A number of singles; a number of feeble birds
11. Accursed dowels; slightly wet ovum
12. I smell; writing material





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