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When you curtail a word, you remove the last letter and still have a valid word.

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When you curtail a word, you remove the last letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: Begin -> Heavenly body
Answer: The words are Start and Star.

  1. Wild pig -> Snake
  2. Long-necked wading bird -> Champion
  3. Fashionably elegant -> Stately aquatic bird
  4. Aquatic bird -> On fire
  5. Fastening device -> Burrowing marine mollusc
  6. Symbol of monarchy -> Black bird
  7. Large black bird -> Praise; dance party
  8. Type of fish -> Vehicle
posted Nov 2, 2015 by Kapil Kapoor

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  1. Boar->Boa
  2. ???
  3. ???
  4. ???
  5. ???
  6. Crown->Crow
  7. ???
  8. Carp->Car (both are big)
answer May 6, 2016 by anonymous



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