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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

PUZZLE, Feb. 24th, 2010

Previous Puzzle

1. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a...BALLOON
2. Body modification.TATTOO
3. A Group of people.COMMITTEE
4. Acuteness or acumen. KEENNESS

New Puzzle

Find a shorter word with the meaning given within the following words:
Example: "rapscallion" contains the word "rascal": RApSCALlion

See if you can find the shorter words in the words below that fir the definitions given:
1. prosecute
2. scoundrel
3. falsities
4. stockings
5. pantaloons
6. brackets


Joannt T said...

1. ?
2. ?
3. False - FALSitiEs
4. Socks - StOCKingS
5. Pants - PANTallonS
6. Braces - BRACkEtS

Renata said...

1. rose, put, cute - PROSECUTE
2. sound - SCOUNDREL

Veronica Baig said...

JOANNE:The last 3 are good; I can understand why you chose "false", but there is a better answer;-)
RENATA: Yes, those words are within the longer words, but they words need to have the meaning of the longer words:-) Would you like to try again?

Joanne T said...

Thanks Veronica
How about...

3. Lie - faLsItiEs

Veronica Baig said...

JOANNE: yes--now for the other two!