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A Word Progression...

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

 

Puzzle ID:#795
Fun:*** (2.54)
Difficulty:** (1.94)
Category:Language
Submitted By:Phyllis*****!
Corrected By:jntrcs

 

 

 



The following words have a logical progression:
toothsome, forecast, sixteen, atonal.

Which of the following words would come next in this progression?
summer, boat, tenderness, typical



Answer

tenderness
The words sound like they begin with the numbers 2,4,6, 8 and 10

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Comments

comet16
Apr 01, 2002

well done!
AbdulAziz
Apr 22, 2002

Sorry but still i couldn't get it.
sunspider
Apr 22, 2002

fine thing!!
sunspider
Apr 22, 2002

fine thing!!
Mogmatt16Ava*
Apr 22, 2002

hint gave it away, but i would have gotten it anyway
Babygizmo
Apr 22, 2002

Very clever! well done my son! lol
historybob
Apr 22, 2002

I was leaning towards the letter count. Nine, Eight, Seven, Six...
im_para_noid**
Jun 05, 2002

it could be typical, since all of the first words have an l in them, but it is the only other word that does.
mad-adeAhu*
Jun 16, 2002

Hey Paranoid, where is the letter l in "toothsome, forecast and sixteen"?
ALW007*us*
Jun 03, 2006

Yeah, i thought it was the letter count aswell...



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