Back in Forth 21Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.
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.)
HintHere are clues for the eight-letter words:
1. plot against
2. alters the shape
3. falling behind
4. trips; blunders
Answer1. conspire (RIPS - con_SPIR_e)
2. distorts (ROTS - di_STOR_ts)
3. trailing (LIAR - t_RAIL_ing)
4. missteps (PETS - mis_STEP_s)
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