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I am used to comprehend
Add one letter and I'm your food
Move a letter to be magical
Drop a letter to quiver in fear

What exactly am I talking about?

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    $\begingroup$ These are simple, fun, and easy to come up with. $\endgroup$
    – warspyking
    Aug 22 '15 at 17:15
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    $\begingroup$ Just be careful they don't turn into a craze of mass-produced crappy puzzles like the spaghetti/rebus ones... $\endgroup$ Aug 22 '15 at 17:18
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    $\begingroup$ @rand al'thor Oh yeah. Fun times lol $\endgroup$
    – warspyking
    Aug 22 '15 at 17:20
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    $\begingroup$ spaghetti/rebus? $\endgroup$ Aug 22 '15 at 18:43
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I am used to comprehend

You often comprehend things by READing them.

Add one letter and I'm your food

BREAD is a kind of food.

Move a letter to be magical

Wizards stereotypically have long BEARDs.

Drop a letter to quiver in fear

A BEAR might make someone quiver in fear.

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    $\begingroup$ Well done! You must have a really long beard because your answering skills are certainly magical :) $\endgroup$
    – warspyking
    Aug 22 '15 at 17:20
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    $\begingroup$ "to be magical" = BEARD? Is warspyking launching a campaign to kill this form of puzzle? $\endgroup$
    – Roland
    Aug 22 '15 at 18:13
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    $\begingroup$ @warspyking, if that's the intended answer then a) the question needs some indication that each modification is of the previous line, rather than the first line; b) the only answer which really fits the clue is the second one. $\endgroup$ Aug 22 '15 at 18:16
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    $\begingroup$ @Roland He's famous for asking crappy questions: having more questions than anyone else on the site, but most of them with negative scores. No offence, warspy - some of your puzzles have been great! $\endgroup$ Aug 22 '15 at 18:16
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    $\begingroup$ @randal'thor My poems are my babies, and as their creator, I'm a little hurt by the last hour's deluge of word puzzles. $\endgroup$
    – Roland
    Aug 22 '15 at 18:20

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