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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:#48023
Fun:*** (2.86)
Difficulty:*** (2.24)
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. ey____es (stood up)
2. li____er (open meshed fabrics)
3. r____ant (body part)
4. for____b (distance)

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Apr 18, 2014

I guess I am not as smart as most people working these. I only got one. the rest were hard, as the clues were hard to figure out for me. Sorry!
Apr 18, 2014

I only managed to get one answer. Very difficult teaser.
Apr 18, 2014

So far I've doubled the others. I got two.
Apr 18, 2014

easy; got them all...but I'm not sure about the definition for 'net'
Apr 18, 2014

Very creative puzzle.

And very challenging for me. I liked it. Gave it max marks for fun.

And ... raisin ....

Fishnet, net stockings, tennis nets, etc.

Apr 18, 2014

I got two-did enjoy it!
Apr 18, 2014

Bril____t (small metal spike)
Apr 18, 2014

I think you nailed it, jaycr ......

Apr 18, 2014

Cute Jayc. I only got 2, but my mind is slow today. It was hard.

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