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Curtail 19

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

 

Puzzle ID:#48803
Fun:*** (2.74)
Difficulty:*** (2.36)
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. In place of -> Falsehood
2. Area around the altar of a church -> Possibility; a gamble
3. Stake or gamble -> Compensation for labour
4. Financial book -> Narrow place to stand
5. Ceremonial garment -> Take from someone unlawfully
6. Spirit; confidence or enthusiasm -> Standard of behaviour; a lesson
7. An ordinal number -> A cardinal number
8. Deserving of respect -> High value; equivalent to a specified value





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