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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:#47527
Fun:*** (2.84)
Difficulty:*** (2.3)
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****




Based on the clue in parentheses, find a four-letter word that can be inserted backwards into the blank to complete a longer word.

Example: di____ve (a defeat)
Answer: dissolve ("A defeat" gives you LOSS, which is placed backwards in the blank: di_SSOL_ve.)

1. s____ing (earth)
2. si____lk (felt reverent)
3. cam____e (chauffeur driven car)
4. s____way (bass; extreme)

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Jul 20, 2010

good teaser kinda hard but it was good...
Sep 15, 2010

Good teaser, got 3 and 4, looked at the hint and got 2, but did not get number one.
Sep 15, 2010

Got all but #4 after quite a bit of thinking! Great teaser!
Sep 15, 2010

I liked it. Cheers
Sep 15, 2010

Had to use hints for 2 and 3, but got them all. Good teaser. Makes your mind twist around backward.
Sep 15, 2010

Really good one, made me think. Got them all after a bit.
Sep 15, 2010

Very clever. Hard I thought, but not impossible. Thanks for posting.
Oct 29, 2013

My mind must not be awake yet, I needed the hints (which I rarely look at) for all four this morning.
Oct 29, 2013

Needed the hint for #2, but got the rest.
Oct 29, 2013

I got one, forgot to check hints. Apparently I'm not awake, either!
Have a wonderful day everyone!
Apr 25, 2017

Habs and gaylewolf. You are both wide awake. The author just gave strange words for her clues. I also struggled with this one, just like most of the people.

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