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Doublets

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

 

Puzzle ID:#49409
Fun:*** (2.73)
Difficulty:** (1.15)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



Some words can be used as both nouns and adjectives. In this teaser, you will be given a definition. That definition can be replaced by a single word that is used twice, once as an adjective, the other as a noun.

For example: "a 12 inch podiatrist specialty" is a "foot foot".

Given the following four definitions, what are the corresponding doublets?

1) an underweight source of illumination
2) an ordinary prairie
3) a quick period of not eating
4) a cruel average




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Comments

kittygirl19cus*
Mar 28, 2012

First Comment
Radd_stuff**
Mar 29, 2012

I really enjoyed this, please make another
eamonca*
Mar 29, 2012

One for the little kids I guess.
firefox99tus*
Mar 30, 2012

Fun but easy
koutathe14cca*
Apr 21, 2012

really fun!!



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