Questions tagged [rhyme]

A problem or riddle written in rhyme for an artistic twist.

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A Far Eastern Poem

You insist I should take one Ten I shall take as I won. Tendencies are like a corpse Fire spreads over entire course. Fighting as they found a hole Bamboos grow on land as whole. Bamboozling, I take ...
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The fearsome maiden

Fair maiden of ___, most feared in these parts, with terrible power thou ___ men's hearts. The beaux of all kingdoms thou ___ to doom; thy ___ and light they seek, but find their tomb. Excited, the ...
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Revolution repeated summons me soonest—what am I?

I thought of a riddle: Dethrone the king, cast out the poorest Revolution repeated summons me soonest Put the rocks in the sky and the sun in the sea Either way 'round, I'll still be me I am (mostly) ...
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If you don't have me you will face

On many minds of the human race If you do not have me you will face Turning me high at a feeding place Being considered a family disgrace Hint (upon request)
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Part of me leads to my own recognition

My whole is a path to finding a solution, Yet part of me leads to my own recognition. Herring has forever been one of my top tools, I've always loved using it, especially against fools. What can one ...
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A rhyming riddle: “Line them up in order…”

Line them up in order, And into teams as well. Each of them’s a character, Under someone’s spell. Some have foreign accents And put on different things: A cute hat, something grave, Tails and dots and ...
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Blotted out thoughts

My rhymes got blacked out and mixed up! Can you get them intact and fixed up? Live on stage, that idol's new. ███████████████████████ay. Too low, maybe sing a little higher. ███████████████████████...
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In company of thieves

What am I? With thieves I consort, With the Vilest, in short, I'm quite at ease in depravity, Yet all divines use me, And savants can't lose me, For I am the centre of gravity.
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Cubes, what am I? [closed]

I am a cube Made up of cubes Twenty six cubes Colorful cubes Spinning cubes Sliding cubes But always a cube A large, cubed cube Not a ruby cube And not a phoenix cube But a bright cube With-lot's-of-...
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A celebrity you're guaranteed to know

I'm famous on the largest scale, and by millions I'm considered hot. Often confused with a younger male, but young and male I am not. I've never offended and nor have lied, that is what I can ...
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Ho, Hum! What Am I?

Ho, hum! I'm grand and tall! Sharp and dull, I am not small! Kick my legs, but I won't fall! Larger than a market stall! Some see me balance atop ball! But I prefer the grass and all! Asia, Africa ...
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Tenacious, what am I?

Wrapped around and around My good friend that spins in bounds Without me, he'll be removed By another with me on the groove I'm quite tenacious, yes I am Clinging on while I still can I keep many ...
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I have a bow, what am I?

I have a bow, but no set of strings I have a collar, but I'm not a pet thing I have a stem, but I'm not from a pot I have a blade, just not from Camelot I am often scraped and dropped and abused But ...
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Present at school… Who am I?

I am present at school But can't stand pools Water tends to scare me But croutons appease me I frolik in class But can't ever pass Work can't be for me But climbing is my glee I crow in all lines In ...
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Uphill, downhill, what am I?

I run uphill faster than downhill People don't touch me, that's chill I tend to destroy more than create But I can be used to make something great I am loud and I eat, but I have no mouth I travel ...
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What Am I? Alive Without Breath

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien Alive without breath As cold as death Never thirsting, ever drinking Clad in mail, ever clinking Drowns on dry land Thinks an island Is a ...
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Fate of the merchant

Steal my infix and expect to earn Steal my whole and get exposed Steal my prefix and forever burn Steal my suffix and silence arose
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A burning organization… of guys?

Steal my prefix and fire shall arise. Steal my suffix and someone dies. Steal my infix and differ from guys. Steal my whole and go reorganize.
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The world is brutal and cold

Steal my prefix and perform a sacrifice. Steal my suffix and venture all over ice. Steal my infix and a shove from fatality. Steal my whole and forget a part of me.
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A Puzzling Easter Egg Hunt

What follows here is a little Easter Egg hunt I've pulled together for you all this year. Ultimately, you need to discover a single word of four letters in length which will be revealed by the puzzle ...
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I go to (and I am in) many places

I go to (and I am in) many places I know (and have) different faces You may think about me every day You may even need me to keep sane I live around rockets in outer space I am often talked about ...
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If you see me, I may be tied up

If you see me, I may be tied up. And if you need me, you may want me around a pup. If you're suicidal, I might be adorned. And if I touch you, you might become burned. I'm associated with licorice, ...
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My Prefix is the word I want. What am I

My Prefix is the word I want while it's an abbreviation My Infix is a negative that sounds like it has passion My suffix are two seperate words, which can describe the look. But users will not read ...
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It's not sunrise or sunset riddle

I hold the brightest of bright in a place with low light AND I am a place with low light that is not the night. What am I? Edit: The site wouldn't let me post the original version because it is not ...
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The Tale of Two Teams

A proverb and a myth, I will tell you a tale of two teams. I saw them last night in my dreams. The one team was sleeker, but started much weaker, The other was strong from the start. Yes, the other ...
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An Anime Affix Riddle

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #48: Unusual tag mix My prefix hosted* talk to beat a killer from within. My infix works for former bandit, shooting with their twin. My suffix can be found in ...
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As Slaughter Crept unto the Sheep

Turn in my lord! Turn in my lord! But water I cannot afford. Some milk is best at your request. Now hide you and get you some rest. But as he sleep, to him she creep, As slaughter crept unto the ...
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The Abysmal King

What was the king's name (missing from the riddle), but more interestingly, what was the king trying to hide? Slay me now, and take a solemn vow, Men can't say I might have died this way, Thrust ...
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They Couldn't Sit Down 'Till They Got It Out of Town

What are the missing words, but most importantly, what is "it"? They couldn't sit down 'till they got it out of town To send it back was nice, But who'd have bet the odds, They'd send it ...
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A borrower but not a lender be, I'm not a bank or university

From me you can borrow, but only for a while. You've got to give it back or you'll pay a debt. I won't borrow from you, that's not my style. But you can give to me and some money you'll get. I'm ...
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In the sea or in the sky

In the sea or in the sky Sometimes also in your eye. Melancholy feels like me But energy I have plenty. Into me you have vanished Out of me you're astonished What am I?
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A Conflicted Riley Riddle

My infix will give you a name My suffix will help you with pain My prefix will make you frown My whole will let you down What am I?
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When you go fast

When you go, I may show. You fear me. I'll blast if you're fast. You'll hear me. You'll get a balloon and very soon, someone will come and clear me. Who am I? Hint:
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Don't close me, I'm dangerous

I haven't written a riddle in a while, and my New Year's resolution is "make more puzzles," so here is a quick little riddle for you! Dragon or demon, locked in its pen, But without even ...
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Don't steal from Riley, or there will be suffering

Steal my prefix and the end is here. Steal my suffix and the end is near. Steal my infix and there will be fear. Steal my whole and lose your dear.
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My prefix is the ruler of all our lives

My prefix is the ruler of all our lives. My suffix hints us thrashing knives. My infix before the fire was a cane. My whole pretends that it's insane.
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Christmas is over, the demon will soon arise

There's this little helpless creature that would fear, how Christmas is over and coming is a new year. For a demon horned creature would shortly arise, to take the little creature's home, despite its ...
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It's Christmas day, I have a gift just for you

It's Christmas day, I have a gift just for you, if you figure out what it is, and here's a clue: The gift is virtual, but as it's green like cash, some say it has value, others say it's trash.
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My prefix proved a girl's rank

My prefix proved a girl's rank. My infix receives your thanks. My suffix is grey and healthy. My whole brags the wealthy.
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A rhyming riddle which rhymes

This is a type of puzzle, Where you don't need any muscle, Or you don't need to strain, Just use your brain. But if you still strain, You will do no gain. That was Hint 1, Hope you find it fun. Use ...
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What you need to say gets stepped on everyday

My prefix lets you drop without delay. My infix forms what you need to say. My suffix gives equality in every way. My whole gets stepped on everyday.
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What game am I looking for?

Normally a nuke is delivered by missile or plane But not this time, as it was on a train Like a mirage, a mushroom in the sky Overpassing the clouds, so high I begin to experience vertigo Witnessing ...
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You Do the Gallbladder, I'll Take the Appendix

Enclosure enclosing some music that’s acted. Another with snitch fore and aft is a note. A bird sound for every dinner extracted. Collaborate. Solve it. You’re done? Now upvote! The answer is a ...
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Don't steal from the Riley community

Steal my prefix and I'll belong. Steal my infix and I'll be heavy. Steal my suffix and I'll be strong. Steal my whole and I'll be gone. Leave me be, for I am a community.
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Ever notice those dangerous hollow eyes staring at you?

I have two eyes and one mouth, both my eyes are hallowed out. My mouth won't let me talk, yet my eyes will have you shocked. For though air is what's inside, I'm one reason why many died. What am I, ...
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Who is the king of social media?

My prefix is the sound of shots. My infix is when one gets shot My suffix is a round thing. My whole is a media king.
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Chain Puzzle: Tabletop Games #06 - So Sorry

This is the sixth Chain Puzzle in the Tabletop Games series, in which all puzzles are themed around board games, card games, tile games, and the like. The answer to this puzzle is a thematic word or ...
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My suffix is the pain in the past :'(

My prefix tells you fate has come. My suffix is the pain in the past. My infix is from the burning sun. My whole is American and fast.
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My prefix is a part of your head, My infix is the sound of the dead

My prefix is a part of your head My suffix saves a place for you My infix is the sound of the dead My whole is white and also blue
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My suffix is a common girl's name, My whole is a chocolaty shame

My prefix is small and round in form My suffix is a common girl's name My infix is a way to inform My whole is a chocolaty shame

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