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

 

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Category:Language
Submitted By:eighsse

 



In this teaser, you will be given rows, each with three clues. The answer to the second clue of any row will consist of the letters -- usually rearranged -- of the answer to the first clue in that row, minus one letter. The answer to the third clue, likewise, will consist of the letters from the second answer, minus one. If you put each dropped letter into the box following the word from which it was dropped, reading down the two columns of boxes will give a phrase, or two terms that are somehow related.

1. Large blood vessels [_] 2. Swelter [_] 3. Crafts' partners
4. Hanging lamp [_] 5. Temporary purchase [_] 6. Modify
7. Wandered [_] 8. Fantasy [_] 9. English weight unit
10. Inactive [_] 11. Patternless [_] 12. Embellish
13. Pay- or cell- [_] 14. Receptive [_] 15. Write
16. Free of germs [_] 17. Larger than quarts [_] 18. Mosaic components
19. Blessing [_] 20. Desire to harm [_] 21. Statement


Answer

1. aortas [A] 2. roast [O] 3. arts
4. lantern [N] 5. rental [N] 6. alter
7. roamed [O] 8. dream [E] 9. dram
10. dormant [T] 11. random [M] 12. adorn
13. phone [H] 14. open [O] 15. pen
16. sterile [E] 17. liters [R] 18. tiles
19. miracle [R] 20. malice [E] 21. claim

Synonymous terms: "Another" and "One more"

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Comments

Posted by charlottes-odd on Dec 17, 2013

I am not in teaser solving brain mode but I'll keep trying

Posted by sciencesteven on Feb 11, 2014

Nice teaser ace but a little too hard.

Posted by eighsse on Feb 11, 2014

Thanks stevie, sorry if some of mine are too hard, I'll try to make them a little more easy sometimes.

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