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Letter Juggle 6

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

 

Puzzle ID:#46845
Fun:**** (3.23)
Difficulty:* (1.04)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca****

 

 

 



Take the given words, and by moving a single letter from one word to the other, make a pair of synonyms, or near synonyms. For example, given: Boast - Hip, move the 's' from 'Boast' to 'Hip' creating two synonyms: Boat - Ship.

1. Burn - Bead
2. Rid - Tripe
3. Grove - Rout
4. Charm - Rush
5. Cream - Sweep



Answer

1. Bun - Bread
2. Ride - Trip
3. Groove - Rut
4. Harm - Crush
5. Scream - Weep

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Comments

mimi8743us*
May 01, 2010

got number 3 wrong but other wise this was fun!
dalfamnestAnz*
May 10, 2010

Fun series - keep them coming!
jimbooth019A*
May 27, 2010

That was a good one. I did get them all without need for the hint, so I guess it was on the easy side. But I enjoyed it. Thanks
builderus*
May 27, 2010

although unneeded, The hints were creative and fun also. Good teaser.
bradon182001*us*
May 27, 2010

Really good teaser. Thanks for posting.
doeheadAus*
May 27, 2010

A good teaser, although it was on the easy side.
sunnybonghits*
May 27, 2010

I do like these teasers. Keep'em coming. Not sure about 'scream' and 'weep'...
jcann*us*
May 27, 2010

I got them all and had fun doing it.
I was a little puzzled by the last one--not so sure one could call them even "near synonyms", but those were the only words I could think of, and when I looked at the hint I was pretty sure I was right.
Thanks for another fun teaser!
patiencewithaP*us*
May 27, 2010

Very fun! Great teaser!
bear01Aau*
May 27, 2010

these are fun keep them coming
beyonce123*
May 27, 2010

missed #3
Babe*
May 27, 2013

Very easy!
cutebugAus*
May 27, 2013

Nice & easy. Thank you soldiers & veterans.
Maggiethe8th*us*
May 27, 2013

I did use the hints on this one, as I sailed through the first two, then got stuck-picked it all right back up with those hints! Fun!
Babe*
May 27, 2016

This time around I got them all again, but on number 3 I got rove and grout.
Both acceptable words. Yes, thanks to all the veterans and especially to our own doehead!
lukasiwicz*
May 27, 2016

In my world, "scream" and "weep" are not synonyms, or even near synonyms. The shortest verse in the Bible, "Jesus wept.", could only by an absolutely fatal stretch of semantic imagination be rephrased as "Jesus screamed."
raisin99*
May 27, 2016

well done albeit easy



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