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Curtail P

Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098
Fun:**** (3.2)
Difficulty:** (1.48)



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. Bend out of shape -> Armed conflict
2. Muscle contraction -> Pack to capacity
3. Pass over; omit -> Glide on snow
4. Wet -> Large water barrier
5. Marsh; bog -> Moved through water
6. Waterproof canvas -> Pitch; oily residue
7. Cry; shed tears -> Very small
8. Assume a slouching posture; decrease suddenly -> Run-down part of a city

Answer:

1. Warp -> War
2. Cramp -> Cram
3. Skip -> Ski
4. Damp -> Dam
5. Swamp -> Swam
6. Tarp -> Tar
7. Weep -> Wee
8. Slump -> Slum

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