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I am a gap

Rearranged, an accelerator

Take one and rearrange, an animal

Rearrange that, a skin condition.


I am a gap

Take one and rearrange, a garden tool

Take one again and rearrange, a boat.


I am a gap

Take one and I'm a type of mouth.


I am a gap.

Please give the word described by each line. The "gap" word is the same word each time; there is no need for you to type it four times.

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  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor I'm on the fence with the riddle tag. (Also glad you like the puzzle :D) $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J May 23 at 14:50
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The word is

Break

Reasons

I am a gap

Rearranged, an accelerator

Brake (negative accelerator per OP)

Take one and rearrange, an animal

Bear

Rearrange that, a skin condition.

Bare

I am a gap

Take one and rearrange, a garden tool

Rake

Take one again and rearrange, a boat.

Ark

I am a gap

Take one and I'm a type of mouth.

Beak

I am a gap.

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    $\begingroup$ But that's the opposite of accelerator ... ? $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor May 23 at 14:44
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    $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor technically no. It just produces negative acceleration. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J May 23 at 14:46
  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor: Good point, but everything else makes sense, so I'm just throwing this out there. $\endgroup$ – APrough May 23 at 14:47
  • $\begingroup$ Tricksy, tricksy @Brandon :-) I like the unexpected parts of this. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor May 23 at 14:47
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    $\begingroup$ This is the correct answer. Checkmark will be awarded once this gets a few more views. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J May 23 at 14:48

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