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Puzzle ID:#47253
Fun:*** (2.92)
Difficulty:*** (2.8)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



Based on the clue in parentheses, find a four-letter word that can be inserted backwards into the blank to complete a longer word.

Example: di____ve (a defeat)
Answer: dissolve ("A defeat" gives you LOSS, which is placed backwards in the blank: di_SSOL_ve.)

1. s____ing (profound, extreme, or intense)
2. si____ll (inspired by a feeling of reverence)
3. re____ed (draw with force)
4. s____hot (to extend over)



Answer

1. speeding (DEEP - s_PEED_ing)
2. sidewall (AWED - si_DEWA_ll)
3. regarded (DRAG - re_GARD_ed)
4. snapshot (SPAN - s_NAPS_hot)

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