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Behead 19

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

 

Puzzle ID:#48722
Fun:**** (3.12)
Difficulty:** (1.86)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca****
Corrected By:dalfamnest

 

 

 



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. Shut -> Misplace; fail
2. Open -> Glass container
3. Unusual; lightly cooked -> They exist
4. Prevent from spoiling -> Holding back
5. Broken glass -> Unyielding
6. Dampen; cushion -> Frequent
7. One who leases -> Go into
8. Leave one's country -> Move seasonally





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Comments

doeheadAus*
Jun 12, 2011

Nice easy teaser.
doeheadAus*
Jun 12, 2011

P.S
A special hello to G. W. from Mich.
gaylewolfAus*
Jun 12, 2011

Good teaser! and a special reply to K from PA!
sunnybonghits*
Jun 12, 2011

cool - love these teasers.
bradon182001*us*
Jun 12, 2011

Well done. Love these teasers.
HABS2933Aca*
Jun 12, 2011

A great teaser as usual Marc. Missed Preserve/Reserve but got the rest
auntiesisAus*
Jun 12, 2011

Nice one, fairly easy but fun. Thanks.
eamonca*
Jun 12, 2011

Ajar actually means "slightly" open. Fun though.



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