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My attempt at a Riley Riddle:

My prefix is a limit.

My suffix is quite unlit.

My infix shows what's done--

but I'm afraid I don't have one.

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ This is my first puzzle, so if anyone has any suggestions please let me know! $\endgroup$ Apr 14, 2018 at 18:25
  • $\begingroup$ Could you please add a hint?? Is it an everyday object or something which we have to bury our heads in Google to know the word? Is it a common word or a proper noun?? Thank you! :) $\endgroup$ May 22, 2018 at 15:26
  • $\begingroup$ @KarisYuen It is a word most people should know (not a proper noun), but isn't in particularly common use. It is a noun, but an idea rather than an object. $\endgroup$ May 22, 2018 at 22:57

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Is it -

Infinite

Prefix-

Inf , which mins infimum,in math, infimum of a set is its greatest lower bound.

Suffix-

nite, as in night, is quite unlit.

Infix-

fini, it means the end, or final state, or finished, which shows what has been done.

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  • $\begingroup$ Yep, that's it! $\endgroup$ Aug 19, 2018 at 17:01
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Is it

Maxwell

My prefix is a limit.

Max

My suffix is quite unlit.

Well

My infix shows what's done--

?

but I'm afraid I don't have one.

Maxwell is a coffee brand

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    $\begingroup$ That's an interesting answer! Unfortunately, as it doesn't fit the infix clue, it's not correct. $\endgroup$ Apr 14, 2018 at 18:25

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