Sound of FitnessRiddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.
I'm a ten-letter word, but when I am heard,
It is a surprise, but I'm half that size.
My first sound is found when half isn't around.
When a pair is amiss, the other is called this.
The second has one where normally two form a pair.
You will get the nod if you look in a pod.
Together, my fifth and third hold music that is heard.
A pair you are seeking, alphabetically speaking.
And the fourth sound, it will be found
If you look where I send, in the middle of end.
What word am I?
HintThere are five letters that sound just like a word of ten letters. The word
means fitness or appropriateness to the purpose at hand.
The five letters, XPDNC, sound just like the ten-letter word expediency.
After a divorce (a couple is amiss), the former partner is called an ex (X).
Normally there are two peas in a pod, but here we just want one pea (P).
C and D are beside each other in the alphabet, and together hold music as a CD.
In the middle of END is the letter N.
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