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Curtail 5

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


Puzzle ID:#47629
Fun:*** (3.05)
Difficulty:** (1.56)
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. Soapsuds -> Woodworking machine
2. Discover -> Fish part
3. Glue -> Gone before
4. Dismissed from the mind -> Do without
5. Boast -> Supporting undergarment
6. Woman -> Boy
7. A harsh, rumbling sound -> Become larger
8. Area cut by a scythe's swing -> Hit swiftly


1. Lather -> Lathe
2. Find -> Fin
3. Paste -> Past
4. Forgot -> Forgo
5. Brag -> Bra
6. Lady -> Lad
7. Growl -> Grow
8. Swath -> Swat


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