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Puzzle ID:#46757
Fun:**** (3.24)
Difficulty:** (1.64)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



When you curtail a word, you remove the last letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: Begin -> Heavenly body
Answer: The words are Start and Star.

1. Local region of land -> Determine the number
2. Small -> A metallic element
3. Sarcasm -> A metallic element
4. Red gem -> Cause friction
5. Slick -> Foot covering
6. Prepared -> Understand something written
7. Analyse; learn -> House frame upright
8. Paralysis of a body part with uncontrolled tremors -> Friends



Answer

1. County -> Count
2. Tiny -> Tin
3. Irony -> Iron
4. Ruby -> Rub
5. Slippery -> Slipper
6. Ready -> Read
7. Study -> Stud
8. Palsy -> Pals

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