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Ebony, stow, retrench...

Series teasers are where you try to complete the sequence of a series of letters, numbers or objects.

 

Puzzle ID:#7677
Fun:*** (2.69)
Difficulty:*** (3.05)
Category:Series
Submitted By:klopper***

 

 

 



Ebony, stow, retrench, uniform, feverish, exits, sovereign...

Which word comes next?

orchard
malaise
essence
thieving
sporadic
rhapsody
ivory


Answer

Thieving.
The words contain, in order, the letters in the spelling of the numbers one through to seven. Thieving contains the letters in the number "eight".

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