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Puzzle ID:#50965
Fun:*** (2.95)
Difficulty:** (1.47)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



Based on the clue in parentheses, find a four-letter word that can be inserted backwards into the blank to complete a longer word.

Example: di____ve (a defeat)
Answer: dissolve ("A defeat" gives you LOSS, which is placed backwards in the blank: di_SSOL_ve.)

1.con____e (tears)
2.di____ts (spoils)
3.t____ing (fabricator)
4.mis____s (strokes)





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