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Puzzle ID:#36557
Fun:*** (2.64)
Difficulty:*** (2.84)
Submitted By:jazzmusician46Aau*****




Below are sentences that have two missing words. These words are anagrams of each other. To make life a little easier for you, I have included the first letter and number of letters needed for each word.

1. When my brother was a little younger, people thought him to be very (H______ 6) because he fought in the war. Since returning home, it seems he is destined to become the (C ______ 6) of my father's estate.

2. I opened the door of my (W______ 8) and found my grandfather's antique pistol wrapped in cloth. I examined it carefully and discovered the bore of the gun needed a (D______ 8) to remove the rust deposits.

3. We were all sitting around the campfire in Vietnam wondering whether we had any (S______5) for our tea, when suddenly we saw a herd of (G______5) heading in our direction.

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