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You remove the first letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.

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When you behead a word, you remove the first letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: Begin -> Sour, acidic
Answer: The words are Start and Tart.

  1. Money on hand -> Olive-like tree
  2. Resurrection day -> Daisy-like flower
  3. Make thoroughly wet -> Nut tree
  4. Ordinary writing -> Flower with prickly stem
  5. Backbone -> Evergreen tree
  6. Plants with showy flowers -> Stands; ascends
  7. Steering wheel -> Hardwood tree
  8. Flowering plant -> Intimate friend
posted Oct 9, 2015 by Akriti

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  1. Cash - Ash
  2. Easter - Aster
  3. Soak - Oak
  4. Prose - Rose
  5. Spine - Pine
  6. Irise - Rise
  7. Helm - Elm
  8. Clover - Lover.
answer Nov 25, 2016 by Tejas Naik



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