The 1st, 2nd and 3rd letters spell a very good athlete.

The 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th form an object that can be used in the mountains.

The 4th, 5th and 6th spell a utensil used at school or at work.

And the 5th, 6th and 7th are the same every year.

What is the word we are looking for?

Hint :

This word is not very common nowadays.

The next one is here.


1 Answer 1


propend = pro + rope + pen + end


A pro is a professional athlete
you use ropes to climb mountains
you use pens both in schools and in offices
each year ends the same (31 of december)

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    $\begingroup$ This has to be it, but I still don't really "get" the explanation for the last word. $\endgroup$
    – user812786
    Jul 22, 2016 at 12:49
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    $\begingroup$ This is it! But maybe add an explanation for each line sir :) $\endgroup$
    – IAmInPLS
    Jul 22, 2016 at 12:51
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    $\begingroup$ I've added the explanation! $\endgroup$
    – FrodCube
    Jul 22, 2016 at 12:54
  • $\begingroup$ Wow... I would have never guessed this, well done! 1+. $\endgroup$
    – user18908
    Jul 22, 2016 at 19:58

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