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

 

Puzzle ID:#46331
Fun:**** (3.13)
Difficulty:* (1.05)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



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. Female parent -> Not one already mentioned; alternate
2. Several; large indefinite number -> One; some indefinite number
3. A story's lesson -> Relating to the mouth; using speech
4. Face disguise -> To request
5. Trough for animal food -> Wrath; strong displeasure
6. Sparse, poor quality -> Showing keen interest
7. Symbolic team figure -> Necktie or scarf with broad ends
8. Anything that belongs to a group -> Glowing wood fragment


Hint

The shorter words start with these letters:
1. O
2. A
3. O
4. A
5. A
6. E
7. A
8. E

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