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Off With Their Heads!

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

 

Puzzle ID:#47005
Fun:**** (3.27)
Difficulty:** (1.36)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca****

 

 

 



It's time to get back at the Queen of Hearts by beheading words that start with "Qu". In this case, you remove the first TWO letters and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: British pound -> Part of the psyche
Answer: The words are Quid and Id.

1. Stop doing -> That thing
2. Peculiar behaviour -> Annoy
3. Subatomic particle -> Large boat
4. Unit of liquid measure -> Product of creativity
5. Small game bird -> To be unwell
6. Large feather; pen -> Unwell; faulty
7. Nausea; uncomfortable -> Simple
8. Misgivings; scruples -> Donations to the poor



Answer

1. Quit -> It
2. Quirk -> Irk
3. Quark -> Ark
4. Quart -> Art
5. Quail -> Ail
6. Quill -> Ill
7. Queasy -> Easy
8. Qualms -> Alms

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