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Back in Forth 13

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

 

Puzzle ID:#47527
Fun:*** (2.88)
Difficulty:*** (2.34)
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. s____ing (earth)
2. si____lk (felt reverent)
3. cam____e (chauffeur driven car)
4. s____way (bass; extreme)



Answer

1. striding (DIRT - s_TRID_ing)
2. sidewalk (AWED - si_DEWA_lk)
3. camomile (LIMO - cam_OMIL_e)
4. speedway (DEEP - s_PEED_way)

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