top button
Flag Notify
    Connect to us
      Facebook Login
      Site Registration Why to Join

    Get Free Puzzle Updates

Facebook Login
Site Registration

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

0 votes
72 views

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

Share this puzzle
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button Google+ Share Button LinkedIn Share Button Multiple Social Share Button

1 Answer

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



Similar Puzzles
0 votes

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. Row; level -> Bind; fasten
  2. Finished -> Put on; take on
  3. To strip; take away -> Plunges into water
  4. Sorrow; desolation -> Scrooge; hoarder
  5. Merry-go-round -> Engage in drinking and partying
  6. Similarity; comparison -> Data measured on a continuous scale
  7. Message holder -> Completely surround
  8. Public declaration of intentions (political) -> Document listing a ship's contents
+1 vote

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. Outer layer -> Oxidized metal
  2. Defraud; violate rules -> Thermal energy in transit
  3. Sensation of cold -> Local land elevation
  4. Go upward -> Jointed appendage; branch
  5. Strong metal rope -> Having necessary skill
  6. Confined; restrained -> Old; grew older
  7. Stop; discontinue -> Freedom from hardship
  8. Lacking dirt -> Lacking fat
0 votes

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. At that time -> Chicken
  2. Record -> Primate
  3. Be without -> Insect
  4. Troublesome child -> Rodent
  5. Rodents -> Form of water
  6. Have in common -> Long-eared mammal
  7. Woman's shirt -> Bloodsucking insect
  8. Keen-sighted baby bird -> Shoelace sheath
+1 vote

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
0 votes

Can you complete this grid of letters? Each line is a valid 5 letter word with its first and last letters missing. The missing letters form a word when read downwards and the same word appears both at the start and at the end. What is the missing word?

_OMI_
_EVE_
_ROM_
_OAK_
_ATC_
Contact Us
+91 9880187415
sales@queryhome.net
support@queryhome.net
#280, 3rd floor, 5th Main
6th Sector, HSR Layout
Bangalore-560102
Karnataka INDIA.
QUERY HOME
...