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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:#48972
Fun:*** (2.72)
Difficulty:** (1.81)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



When you curtail a word, you remove the last letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: Begin -> Heavenly body
Answer: The words are Start and Star.

1. Row; level -> Bind; fasten
2. Finished -> Put on; take on
3. To strip; take away -> Plunges into water
4. Sorrow; desolation -> Scrooge; hoarder
5. Merry-go-round -> Engage in drinking and partying
6. Similarity; comparison -> Data measured on a continuous scale
7. Message holder -> Completely surround
8. Public declaration of intentions (political) -> Document listing a ship's contents


Hint

The words start with these letters:

1. T
2. D
3. D
4. M
5. C
6. A
7. E
8. M

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