Improper Prefixes 14Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.
The following definitions are for words that appear to have prefixes that lead to those improper definitions. The pronunciation for the "incorrect definition" may be different ("co ward" instead of "coward"). Example: to put something back together before it is broken = prefix (pre fix).
1) before being tardy
2) to delete swear words
3) extending across both father and mother
4) to bring into the condition of being crushed or squeezed
Answer1) prelate (pre late)
2) discuss (dis cuss)
3) transparent (trans parent)
4) empress (em press)
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