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Less Ure Orse Ing

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

 

Puzzle ID:#20338
Fun:*** (3.02)
Difficulty:** (2.08)
Category:Language
Submitted By:dumbell****
Corrected By:doggyxp

 

 

 



What one three-letter word can be placed in the blanks below to make four different words?


___less
___ure
___orse
___ing




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Comments

CROSSKAYLIE*
Jan 11, 2005

Hey, that was a cool teaser, I hope you have good luck on all of the other teasers you submit!
toast9897Aus*
Jan 14, 2005

i tried several words (and some fragments) before eventually giving up. thank you for this simple yet good teaser!
froggyggAus*
Apr 20, 2005

Nice teaser. They don't have to be difficult to be enjoyable.
RRAMMOHAN*in*
Feb 04, 2008

Nice one. Took me a little more time than what it should have!
katjojoAus*
Feb 04, 2008

Good job on your teaser. I had to peek.
builderus*
Feb 04, 2008

third insert did it but it could have been twenty third without some luck. good job!
bradon182001*us*
Feb 04, 2008

I also had to peek. Good teaser.Next time I'll take more time and consider all the possibilities before I throw in the towel. Thanks for posting.
doeheadAus**
Feb 04, 2008

Good to the very END
salepriceAca*
Feb 04, 2008

Ya got me, Lol, good one though keep `em coming thx.
auntiesisAus*
Feb 04, 2008

Must admit I gave up without a fight. Good one.
mondayschild59Aus*
Feb 04, 2008

Great teaser. I got after a few feeble attempts. Thanks for posting. Really fun.

Monday~
xlrfreakAbr*
Feb 04, 2008

i thought different words for each blank
smartymarty**
Feb 04, 2008

That's the kind I like. Not hard, but makes you think. Thanks.
UptheHillA*
Feb 04, 2008

Two words, Very Nice!!
Trishgal*us*
Feb 04, 2008

I like this type of teaser. I got it after some pretty bad guesses.
THX.
jabdrAus*
Feb 04, 2008

I used the alphabet to find the third letter before ure and orse and was lucky to find it on the 4th try..D! Then it filled in for me. Fun teaser
luckythirteenAus*
Feb 04, 2008

I loved it! I thought it was easy and fun.
labgeekus*
Feb 04, 2008

Very good. I had to fight for that one.
angelawrence94us*
Feb 04, 2008

it was ok... pretty fun
dogg6pound9Aus*
Feb 05, 2008

excellent job on this one... i really enjoyed it... not too simple, yet not unsovable
Mitty44*us*
Feb 04, 2011

The funny part was ENDLESS endure endorse ENDING. (UPPERCASE)
efurosibinang*
Dec 02, 2011

i finally got it
Babe*
Feb 04, 2014

That was a very good teaser, but sure time consuming. I had to run the alphabet a couple of times, but enjoyed it.
cutebugAus**
Feb 04, 2014

Took me awhile, but in the END I got it.



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