Brain Teaser 2 1.

Each pair of definitions is for two words, where the second word is the first word with a letter deleted (example: brand & band). The length of the first word in each pair is provided, along with the position of the deleted letter to obtain the second word. 1) two of something (6 letters) & (delete 5th letter) a closed two-door automobile 2) a group of heavy guns (7 letters) & (delete 7th letter) to hit heavily and repeatedly with violent blows 3) to trim a tree (5 letters) & (delete 1st letter) a poem or incantation of mysterious significance 4) position relative to that of others (7 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) a type of cloud 2. Each pair of definitions is for two words, where the second word is the first word with a letter deleted (example: brand & band). The length of the first word in each pair is provided, along with the position of the deleted letter to obtain the second word. 1) saturated with liquid (5 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) steam 2) a narrow crack (5 letters) & (delete 5th letter) a part of the one's face 3) a dry finely ground substance (6 letters) & (delete 4th letter) wattage 4) to draw and sketch preliminary outlines (6 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) to condescend 3. Some words can be used as both nouns and adjectives. In this teaser, you will be given a definition. That definition can be replaced by a single word that is used twice, once as an adjective, the other as a noun. For example: "a 12 inch podiatrist specialty" is a "foot foot". Given the following four definitions, what are the corresponding doublets? 1) a current gift 2) a secure bank vault 3) a short formal statement 4) a fragile supply ship 4. Find five words that contain the letters "LOVE" - in order, with no extra letters between. A clue is given for each word. e.g. CLUE: darling WORD: beLOVEd [But these words have little if anything to do with romance.] The hint gives the number of letters for each word. CLUES: 1. Useful spice (whole or ground) 2. It is known as the "crocodile bird" in Egypt 3. Scruffy, bedraggled and slobbish! 4. Wearing fingered hand coverings 5. Type of sweater

Hint Number of letters: 1. (5) 2. (6) 3. (8) 4. (6) 5. (8)

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