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Puzzle ID:#47721
Fun:*** (2.68)
Difficulty:*** (2.94)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



Based on the clue in parentheses, find a four-letter word that can be inserted backwards into the blank to complete a longer word.

Example: di____ve (a defeat)
Answer: dissolve ("A defeat" gives you LOSS, which is placed backwards in the blank: di_SSOL_ve.)

1. re____ed (pull; trace)
2. cur____s (transmitted)
3. fa____ll (water pitcher)
4. a____ble (military meal)


Hint

Here are clues for the eight-letter words:
1. bestowed honour upon
2. being rudely abrupt
3. polite parting words
4. come together

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