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0 to 10 Pyramid XVI

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

 

Puzzle ID:#48233
Fun:*** (2.36)
Difficulty:*** (2.43)
Category:Language
Submitted By:dalfamnestAnz******

 

 

 



Starting with a one-letter word or abbreviation, add a letter and rearrange the letters to produce the next. A clue is given for each.

Maybe your car does 0 to 60 in 10 sec., but can you do this "0 to 10" in 60 sec.? Go on - get out the stopwatch!

The hint provides the starting letters of all the words from #4 onwards.

1. 2.71828 (approx)
2. "___ are not amused." [attributed to Queen Victoria]
3. Reverence and respect, mixed with fear or wonder
4. Products of a certain type; e.g. silver-, earthen-, cook-
5. Put money on, gamble
6. Insect named for making its home in a hole in your head?
7. Clothed in; eroding
8. Where wild animals may quench their thirst (_______ hole)
9. Pyjamas, lingerie, peignoir, nightshirt, etc
10. Coming safely through (a storm)



Answer

1. e
2. We
3. Awe
4. Ware
5. Wager
6. Earwig
7. Wearing
8. Watering
9. Nightwear
10. Weathering

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