Fill in the blanks to find two longest words of their own kind:

__ __ __ __ V __ __ __ __

__ __ __ __ V __ __ __ __

What is the theme ?

  • $\begingroup$ There are tons of possibilities though... $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Oct 28 '17 at 16:08

Are the intended answers:


In that case, the theme is:

English palindromic words with V in the centre (or that have R at the ends).

Wikipedia lists them as some of the longest single word palindromes, behind tattarrattat (an onomatopoeia), detartrated (a chemical term), and tied with Malayalam (an Indian language).

  • $\begingroup$ Yes, you got them correct. $\endgroup$ – Mea Culpa Nay Oct 28 '17 at 16:29

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