Brain Teasers
Brain Teasers Trivia Mentalrobics Games Community
Personal Links
Submit a Teaser
Your Favorites
Your Watchlist
Browse Teasers
All

Cryptography
Group
Language
Letter-Equations
Logic
Logic-Grid
Math
Mystery
Optical-Illusions
Other
Probability
Rebus
Riddle
Science
Series
Situation
Trick
Trivia

Random
Daily Teasers
Search Teasers

Advanced Search
Add to Google Add to del.icio.us

More ways to get Braingle...

Doublets 2

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

 

Puzzle ID:#49604
Fun:*** (2.71)
Difficulty:* (1.09)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



Some words can be used as both nouns and adjectives. In this teaser, you will be given a definition. That definition can be replaced by a single word that is used twice, once as an adjective, the other as a noun.

For example: "a 12 inch podiatrist specialty" is a "foot foot".

Given the following four definitions, what are the corresponding doublets?

1) a calm hospital visitor
2) a courageous Apache warrior
3) a frigid viral infection
4) a healthy source of water


Answer

1) patient patient
2) brave brave
3) cold cold
4) well well

Hide




What Next?

  
  

See another brain teaser just like this one...

Or, just get a random brain teaser

If you become a registered user you can vote on this brain teaser, keep track of
which ones you have seen, and even make your own.

 



Comments




Back to Top
   



Users in Chat : sciencesteven 

Online Now: 9 users and 384 guests

Copyright © 1999-2014 | Updates | FAQ | RSS | Widgets | Links | Green | Subscribe | Contact | Privacy | Conditions | Advertise

Custom Search





Sign In A Create a free account