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Behead 19

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

 

Puzzle ID:#48722
Fun:**** (3.15)
Difficulty:** (1.68)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****
Corrected By:dalfamnest

 

 

 



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. Shut -> Misplace; fail
2. Open -> Glass container
3. Unusual; lightly cooked -> They exist
4. Prevent from spoiling -> Holding back
5. Broken glass -> Unyielding
6. Dampen; cushion -> Frequent
7. One who leases -> Go into
8. Leave one's country -> Move seasonally


Hint

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

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