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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:#44360
Fun:** (1.97)
Difficulty:** (2.03)
Category:Language
Submitted By:fishmedAus******mod

 

 

 



There are so many words. If you take the letters found in the word CONSTANTINOPLE, using the clues below, can you figure out the words that can be made?

1. A piece of paper currency used during the American Revolution
2. A friendship that is not based on any romantic feelings or desires
3. To prevent or limit expansion
4. Bending readily, supple or flexible
5. A mineral, often used as an iridescent gem, made of silica, SiO2, and water
6. Pertaining to the Post Office
7. Struggling or striving together in opposition
8. Free from moral wrong, pure
9. Any towering, pointed formation, as in rock or mountains
10. A large bird with a large bill, with a distensible pouch
11. Pointed, conical teeth
12. Dating from a remote period; of great age


Answer

1. Continental
2. Platonic
3. Contain
4. Pliant
5. Opal
6. Postal
7. Contention
8. Innocent
9. Pinnacle
10. Pelican
11. Canines
12. Ancient

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Comments

insomniaAus*
Apr 19, 2009

Missed 1 and 7, 8 and 9 were challenging for me. Great job!
bradon182001*us*
Apr 19, 2009

They were all pretty much of a challenge for me. Great teaser. Thanks for posting.
PaladinAus*
Apr 22, 2009

Fun teaser

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