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Behead G

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

 

Puzzle ID:#46175
Fun:*** (3.08)
Difficulty:* (0.75)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca****

 

 

 



When you behead a word, you remove the first letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: Begin -> Sour, acidic
Answer: The words are Start and Tart.

1. Firm earth -> Circular
2. Tomb; serious -> Talk wildly or madly
3. Dead spirit -> Person who entertains guests
4. Spectacles -> Young maidens
5. Happy, joyous -> Youth; boy
6. Precious metal -> Advanced in years
7. Increase in size -> Move a boat with oars
8. Large boat with oars -> Narrow back street





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Comments

Stack1607A*
Jan 19, 2010

Nice teaser! I like these "behead" and "curtail" teasers. .
bear01Aau*
Mar 15, 2010

sweet and fun thanks for the teaser, Good fun had by all
builderus*
Mar 15, 2010

New, fun, easy, yay, thanks
doeheadAus*
Mar 15, 2010

Nice and easy
patiencewithaP*us*
Mar 15, 2010

Fun and easy! Great teaser!
jcann*us*
Mar 15, 2010

Yes, they were easy, but fun. A good way to start the day! Thanks!
sunnybonghits*
Mar 15, 2010

I do like these teasers, but these were way too easy. Thanks though.
UptheHillA*
Mar 15, 2010

!
wattsofawesome*us*
Mar 15, 2010

I Alt-3 these teasers! A nice friendly brain exercise does me good!
auntiesisAus*
Mar 16, 2010

Cute teaser, fun and easy.
wtfonfire**
Mar 17, 2010

pretty easy butalso first behead thing ive done! hooray!
Babe*
Mar 15, 2013

A very enjoyable, fun, and easy teaser.
jaycr*us*
Mar 15, 2013

Good way to start a Friday.
cutebugAus*
Mar 15, 2013

EZ,EZ,EZ
Maggiethe8th*us*
Mar 15, 2013

fun & easy worked perfectly this morning for me
HABS2933Aca*
Mar 15, 2013

Yes, they were easy, but it these teasers are always fun. .
allythebuterflyAus*
Mar 15, 2013

I got them all, except for the galley one. I got the alley part, but didn't know that a there was a type of boat called a galley. Now I know!
gaylewolfAus*
Mar 15, 2013

Fun - thanks for posting!
thecatladycac**
Mar 15, 2013

I was halfway through before the name of the Title kicked in - the 1st word in each answer started with G - I finished even more quickly than I started! - I enjoyed this quiz very much



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