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One Letter of Separation 2

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

 

Puzzle ID:#28655
Fun:*** (3.07)
Difficulty:*** (2.41)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



Each group of three definitions describes three words that are spelled the same, except for one letter (each group describes a different set of words). Example: king, ring, wing.

1a) a bone in the leg
1b) arboreal mammal, common to Madagascar
1c) to take exception or object

2a) a mixture of liquids, as for medicine
2b) a liquid preparation for cosmetic use
2c) an opinion or view

3a) something having a spiral or twisted form
3b) to hold back or restrain
3c) the thick part of coagulated milk

4a) to beat or damage with repeated blows
4b) to trade by exchange of goods
4c) good-natured witty joking




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Comments

paul726Aus*
Feb 16, 2006

well done!
teen_wizAca*
Feb 16, 2006

Good job! Hard but fun! Good for the morning, y'know, to wake u up!
ffoppia**
Feb 16, 2006

Nice one. had to rack my head a bit
ChicaChicaBoom***
Feb 16, 2006

Wow! Great job! I couldn't get it!
wizofaus*au*
Mar 09, 2006

Simple concept, but makes for a good teaser, nice work.
zonarita*us**
Apr 08, 2006

Cnmne looks like my comment didn't take - I really enjoyed this teaser gr8 job.
craniacAus*
May 13, 2008

Difficult but lots of fun!
jules832Aus*
May 13, 2008

I got too used to only changing the first letter, really had to use my noggin!! Excellent teaser!
bradon182001*us*
May 13, 2008

I agree with all of the above. They have said it all. Thanks for posting.
dogg6pound9Aus*
May 13, 2008

great teaser ... i got them all pretty quick, but it was definitely fun
tommysmo*
May 13, 2008

great teaser. i got all but number three. i was saying screw, screen... no that isn't it. then i'd say cream uhhh.....

never got to curd. and cheese doesn't work either!!! LOL
avonmaAus*
May 13, 2008

Fun! Just hard enough to have to really think.
zaya*
May 13, 2008

Great teaser , got all but #3 (can't believe I forgot its called "curd"). Question though, isn't curl an action, not a "thing"?
MegananAus*
May 13, 2008

Great teaser. Didn't get them all which for me makes it fun
jainasolo*
May 13, 2011

@zaya,
"Curl" is an action, but also a thing. You can have curls in your hair. Don't forget the girl with a curl in the middle of her forehead!
Babe*
May 13, 2014

Got some, but not all. Good one!
BadBunnee02*us*
May 13, 2014

Pretty classy, cnmne ....

TWO TOTD in a row !!!!!

I'm with Babe !!! (got a few, but all were fun. Gave it top FUN rating).

Hope everybody else who's reading this also plans to comment and vote.

Braingle needs your participation.



BB02
BadBunnee02*us*
May 13, 2014

Sorry cnmne ... please accept my apology.

Make that a different kind of "double".

"newest teaser" AND TOTD



BB02
HABS2933Aca*
May 13, 2014

A fun and interesting teaser. Like others, I got some and missed some.
IT got 3 by figuring out curd first and working back from there.
Number 2 alluded me as, having worked as a pharmacy tech for many years, I would never have come up with potion for a mix of medicines.
raisin99*
May 13, 2014

I agree with avonma; an excellent teaser because you had to think a bit; nice job
catmom*us*
May 13, 2014

I got the first and the last group. Completely zoned out in the middle. I either need a nap or more coffee.



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