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Behead G

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

 

Puzzle ID:#46175
Fun:*** (3.08)
Difficulty:* (0.75)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca****

 

 

 



When you behead a word, you remove the first letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: Begin -> Sour, acidic
Answer: The words are Start and Tart.

1. Firm earth -> Circular
2. Tomb; serious -> Talk wildly or madly
3. Dead spirit -> Person who entertains guests
4. Spectacles -> Young maidens
5. Happy, joyous -> Youth; boy
6. Precious metal -> Advanced in years
7. Increase in size -> Move a boat with oars
8. Large boat with oars -> Narrow back street



Answer

1. Ground -> Round
2. Grave -> Rave
3. Ghost -> Host
4. Glasses -> Lasses
5. Glad -> Lad
6. Gold -> Old
7. Grow -> Row
8. Galley -> Alley

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