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Letter Juggle 7

Submitted By:MarcM1098
Fun:**** (3.26)
Difficulty:** (1.5)

Take the given words, and by moving a single letter from one word to the other, make a pair of synonyms, or near synonyms. For example, given: Boast - Hip, move the 's' from 'Boast' to 'Hip' creating two synonyms: Boat - Ship.

1. Open - Cop
2. Cave - Curt
3. Cares - Pest
4. Salve - Savage
5. Whiled - Spurn

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Comments on this teaser

Posted by rolugomi05/07/10
Yeah! First to comment! good job, love your teasers :D

Posted by jimbooth01906/04/10
Fun teaser. I gave up on the last one :oops: Thanks!! 8)

Posted by bradon18200106/04/10
Really fun teaser. Thanks for posting.

Posted by addie06/04/10
Love these, thanks!

Posted by doehead06/04/10
Solved it. Nice to see a new teaser. :D :D :D

Posted by sunnybonghits06/04/10
I really do like these teasers, but I wouldn't mind seeing some that are a little more difficult - maybe by rearranging some letters after moving the one letter?

Posted by patiencewithaP06/04/10
Good one! :D Thanks for posting!

Posted by wordmama06/04/10
#'s 1 & 4 followed the example of moving the letter from left to right so I got those. When I succumbed to looking at the hint, I realized the letter could also move from right to left; if I'd known that first, I wouldn't have needed the hint to solve the others! Ultimately fun!

Posted by jcann06/04/10
I needed the hint for #3. I really like this kind of teaser. You don't have to make them harder for me! :D

Posted by coinjar87606/04/10
Good teaser, makes a lot of sense. :) But, I must admit, I prefer trick teasers to these kinds.

Posted by precious102606/04/10
:wink: :evil: Finally, I got a few. Patience is a Virtue, so true. I love these teaser, Right or Wrong. 8)

Posted by Babe06/04/13
Good one and got them all. Pay no attention to the person who wants them harder. These are just fine! :D

Posted by HABS293306/04/13
I also enjoy these, they are solvable without being too easy. I solved all but #3 readily, but, for some reason (that I cannot fathom), needed the hint for that one. Once I got the hint, it was simple but I just couldn't see it before that. Though I enjoy your behead and curtail puzzles, I enjoy these more as they are a bit more difficult without being impossible.

Posted by cutebug06/04/13
A bit on the easy side, although very interesting. :D :D

Posted by katamaster06/04/13
For #2 I used carve and cut. It works too.

Posted by katamaster06/04/13
Never mind my last comment. I was looking at the question as the answer.

Posted by thecatladycac06/04/13
Very fun teaser. I had to think pretty hard for number 3 - but I did get them all. Keep coming up with these (you have the hard part!) Thanks :D :lol: :D

Posted by ThinksForFun01/30/16
Nice teaser. Fun!

Posted by catmom06/04/16
I really liked this one. Not too hard and not too easy! Just right! I needed the hint for #3 but I never looked at the answers until I was finished. :D :D :D :D :D


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