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Curtail R

Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098
Fun:**** (3.16)
Difficulty:** (1.39)



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. Measuring stick -> Law
2. Prophet; visionary -> To perceive
3. Rip; pull apart -> Beverage
4. Topic; anything with mass and volume -> Not glossy; flat
5. Moon depression -> Large box
6. One who digs for ore -> Belonging to me
7. Police person -> Place of work
8. Vocalist -> Scorch; burn superficially

Answer:

1. Ruler -> Rule
2. Seer -> See
3. Tear -> Tea
4. Matter -> Matte
5. Crater -> Crate
6. Miner -> Mine
7. Officer -> Office
8. Singer -> Singe

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