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Similar Spelling #5

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

 

Puzzle ID:#38921
Fun:*** (2.92)
Difficulty:*** (2.41)
Category:Language
Submitted By:jazzmusician46Aau*****
Corrected By:FatHead

 

 

 



In this teaser you have been given two (2) clues in each line. Each word differs by only one (1) letter, which I have given you. Your task is to discover the answers to the clues provided. The order of the letters does not change.

Example:

Remove _ _ _ I _ _ / _ _ _ U _ _ Justify

Answer:

E X C (I) S E / E X C (U) S E


1. specialist _ _ _ E _ _ / _ _ _ O _ _ ship

2. hull _ _ L _ _ / _ _ N _ _ indulgence

3. scorch S _ _ _ _ / T _ _ _ _ slight colouration

4. soft spread _ U _ _ _ _ / _ I _ _ _ _ grievous


Answer

1. expert / export

2. bilge / binge

3. singe / tinge

4. butter / bitter

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Comments

Mad-AdeAhu*
Oct 25, 2007

Nice one, like it.
jazzmusician46Aau*
Oct 26, 2007

Thank you Mad
WaterlooRoad00*au*
Oct 26, 2007

Yeah, good one!
frederickThyerAen*
Oct 26, 2007

Excellent teaser.
ArtieShawAus*
Oct 27, 2007

Great teaser
jazzmusician46Aau*
Oct 29, 2007

Thank you everyone
SweetPotatoAus*
Nov 26, 2007

I liked this one ... good mind exercise. Thanks.
gaylewolfAus*
Nov 26, 2007

ditto Sweet Potato -
thanks JazzMusician
katjojoAus*
Nov 26, 2007

Fun teaser!! I really enjoyed this one.
bradon182001*us*
Nov 26, 2007

Another great one Jazz. I totally did not get the 2nd one, couldn't think of anything that would fit. Thanks for posting
hradilv**
Nov 26, 2007

Good job - thanks for that one!
salepriceAca*
Nov 26, 2007

got 3&4 dunno where my ?brain? was this am LOL
mondayschild59Aus*
Nov 26, 2007

I have the first two lines wrong and last two right. Not to bad, but should have known them all. Thanks for a brain teaser that made you think. I loved it.

Monday~
TheSmartest*us*
Nov 26, 2007

I got the last one! And the one before that, I came up with Scald and Tint... Scald didn't work, Tint wasn't enough letters... lol Oh well. nice job!
doglc*us
Nov 26, 2007

Wow that was a different one! But good keep making more like that one and the rest!
jabdrAus*
Nov 26, 2007

Great teaser Didn't do well at all but that's my fault, not yours Thanks Jazz
josciehabick*
Nov 26, 2007

k i luved it but it was really hard i only got the last one great teaser
2ndhandroseca*
Nov 26, 2007

Good one Jazz.
Got the last 2 but not the 1st 2
I tried it too late at night.

Thanks.
dogg6pound9Aus*
Nov 28, 2007

great teaser jazz!!!... got em all with ease except for #2... once i figured out binge, bilge fell rite into place... send another this way, i love 'em
jazzmusician46Aau*
Dec 01, 2007

Thanks guys
2big2fail
Nov 26, 2010

more pls!
catmom*us*
Nov 26, 2013

I did pretty good even before coffee. I missed bilge/binge.
cutebugAus*
Nov 26, 2013

Nice one. Got them all, after some deep thinking.
eighsseAus*
Nov 26, 2013

Good work Jazz. Fun and easy



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