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Puzzle ID:#27641
Fun:*** (2.86)
Difficulty:*** (2.33)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****
Corrected By:elentir

 

 

 



Each group of three definitions describes three words that are spelled the same, except for one letter (each group describes a different set of words). Example: king, ring, wing.

1a) to wriggle
1b) a member of the British gentry
1c) a small forcible stream of liquid

2a) this color is a blend of red and yellow darkened by black
2b) the top of the head
2c) to cover with water

3a) more recent
3b) rubbish
3c) a written communication

4a) very common color
4b) a high-pitched plaintive cry
4c) although


Answer

1) squirm, squire, squirt
2) brown, crown, drown
3) latter, litter, letter
4) white, whine, while

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