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

 

Puzzle ID:#48496
Fun:*** (2.72)
Difficulty:** (2.05)
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. Wild pig -> Snake
2. Long-necked wading bird -> Champion
3. Fashionably elegant -> Stately aquatic bird
4. Aquatic bird -> On fire
5. Fastening device -> Burrowing marine mollusc
6. Symbol of monarchy -> Black bird
7. Large black bird -> Praise; dance party
8. Type of fish -> Vehicle





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