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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:#46637
Fun:*** (2.8)
Difficulty:* (0.96)
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. Belonging to him -> Informal greeting
2. Accomplishes; performs -> Female deer
3. Evaluate; measure -> Donkeys
4. Royal girl -> Royal boys
5. Tree parts -> Depart
6. Unnecessary -> Sewing instruments
7. Prairies -> Undecorated
8. Alloy of copper and zinc -> Woman's undergarments





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Comments

xsnapple_galxAus
Apr 02, 2010

Too easy, but fun.
bear01Aau*
May 03, 2010

I love these teasers. Simple enough that with some thought i can get it, but hard enough that it stops me for a few seconds.. i love it..exactly what the brain ordered!
craniacAus**
May 03, 2010

I agree with Bear01!
bradon182001*us*
May 03, 2010

Make that 3 to agree with bear. Very good teaser.
gaylewolfAus*
May 03, 2010

Bear, you demand a good teaser - you de man!



feeling silly today!

Loved the teaser!
TallTimberAus*
May 03, 2010

Good one.
patiencewithaP*us*
May 03, 2010

I agree with Bear also...fun!
auntiesisAus*
May 03, 2010

Too, too easy.
wordmama*
May 03, 2010

Although this one was apparently meant for the pre-teen set in difficulty, it's OK to ease up on the brain pre-coffee!
jcann*us*
May 03, 2010

I like these! I don't care if they are easy, I think they are fun. And it is interesting to see how many words can fit these types of brain teasers! Keep them coming!
precious1026Aus*
May 03, 2010

Good Teaser...
LogicalRogerAus*
May 03, 2010

Pretty good. Rather easy.

Asses. Lol.

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