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Puzzle ID:#46299
Fun:**** (3.12)
Difficulty:** (1.38)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



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. Pebbles, rock fragments -> Tomb; serious
2. Prearranged fight with weapons -> Payable on demand; owed
3. Experience emotion; touch -> Fixed charge
4. Implement used for a job -> Also; excessively
5. Standard of perfection -> Mental concept; thought
6. Speech pattern with long vowels -> To sketch
7. Artist's tripod -> Freedom from hardship
8. Pale tint of colour -> Glue; a soft malleable mixture





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