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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:#44039
Fun:** (1.94)
Difficulty:** (2)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****
Corrected By:mosca

 

 

 



Each pair of definitions is for two words, where the second word is the first word with an extra letter added somewhere (example: band & brand). The length of the short word in each pair is provided.

1) a flower & a chemical element (8 letters)
2) a system of rigid social stratification & rook (5 letters)
3) malevolence & elf or fairy (5 letters)
4) Old Norse letter & to cut off unwanted parts (4 letters)


Answer

1) geranium & germanium
2) caste & castle
3) spite & sprite
4) rune & prune

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precious1026Aus*
Feb 07, 2009

Good Teaser.

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