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I've checked out the Double Speak puzzle and really liked it, and hoped to get more of it, which I did. My thirst has not been sated though. Because of that, I've devised a collection of 20 riddles that need some rewording. The correct answers should give the same word twice!

  • A good penalty
  • A tedious drilling
  • Simply fair
  • Departure of a fraction
  • A common commander
  • A reasonable noise
  • Dividing silverware
  • Weightless wave
  • Spread a dimension
  • Observe time
  • Hand a token
  • Save what's left
  • Unpleasant grid
  • A lift raiser
  • Transfer a haven
  • The correct direction
  • Be aware of the brain
  • Abandon permission
  • A just market
  • Make a movement
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    $\begingroup$ I suppose I should accept the closest answer to what I had in mind then $\endgroup$ – HugoBDesigner Jan 30 '18 at 15:05
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Here are my picks

A good penalty

fine fine

A tedious drilling

boring boring

Simply fair

just just

Departure of a fraction

division division   [OP intended: part part]

A common commander

general general

A reasonable noise

sound sound

Dividing silverware

fork fork

Weightless wave

light light

Spread a dimension

space space

Observe time

watch watch

Hand a token

gift gift   [OP intended: pass pass]

Save what's left

spare spare

Unpleasant grid

grating grating

A lift raiser

coach coach   [OP intended: elevator elevator]

Transfer a haven

port port

The correct direction

right right

Be aware of the brain

mind mind

Abandon permission

leave leave

A just market

fair fair

Make a movement

erect erect   [OP intended: cause cause]

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    $\begingroup$ You got 3 of them differently from what I intended, but they still fit in, nice job! $\endgroup$ – HugoBDesigner Jan 22 '18 at 23:20
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Partial

A good penalty

Fine fine

A tedious drilling

boring boring

Simply fair

Just just

Departure of a fraction

A common commander

general general

A reasonable noise

Sound sound

Dividing silverware

Weightless wave

Light light

Spread a dimension

Plain plain

Observe time

Watch watch

Hand a token

Save what's left

Unpleasant grid

Grating grating

A lift raiser

Elevator elevator

Transfer a haven

Port port

The correct direction

Right right

Be aware of the brain

Mind mind

Abandon permission

Leave leave

A just market

Fair fair

Make a movement

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    $\begingroup$ Dividing silverware could be "fork fork"? $\endgroup$ – usernameiwantedwasalreadytaken Jan 22 '18 at 13:06
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    $\begingroup$ Be aware of the brain could be "mind mind"... $\endgroup$ – usernameiwantedwasalreadytaken Jan 22 '18 at 13:07
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    $\begingroup$ One of those is not what I had in mind but fits just right with its description, well done! $\endgroup$ – HugoBDesigner Jan 22 '18 at 13:07
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    $\begingroup$ Observe = watch? $\endgroup$ – usernameiwantedwasalreadytaken Jan 22 '18 at 13:11
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    $\begingroup$ Departure of a fraction could be a "break break" (as in, makes a break for it) $\endgroup$ – Rick van Osta Jan 22 '18 at 13:18

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