Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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A mind-blowing riddle!

A healthy start to begin with A friend you’ll meet midway In the end he becomes a tree You’ll soon be blown away What word is referred here?
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Armed to the teeth

Drop two from the left I can be out of this world Two more from the right I might get hurled Drop two in-between I’ll be hollow in form Two more from the right I may keep you ...
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I pass right through you

I pass right through you, Make no mistake. My identity, do These questions make: Perfect? You just hurt my head Discomfited? I made the bed Wanted? Little trouble overflows Buried? Deliver the ...
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I keep to the path my master has bestowed

My prefix should come before an action For without, it is likely to fail My infix is part of a path On which you may ride or sail My suffix is an interconnection That links many a node ...
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You'll be among aces (5-letter word)

Used as a noun, It can take you to places Followed as a verb, You'll be among aces What is it?
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A riddling revolution

I've been in a bit of a riddling mood lately, so here is another one. I guess the question to answer is what is being described? It could be argued that some specific knowledge is required to answer, ...
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I think I saw William with one

As noun, my foes find me traumatic (Balls! they say - quite cinematic). As verb, my use ain't systematic; but phrasal, my limbs go erratic. Very specific ...
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Restless worker (6-letter word)

I may not be the head But strong to the bone I bear the load of my company I’m rarely found alone Who am I? Hint:
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Schooled by a Riddle

I had a lot of fun writing this riddle, I think it's probably still on the easier side, but hopefully people enjoy it. My First is, oh my, a talking horse! My Second is You, but shorter of course....
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My twin is a friend indeed (4 letter word)

I can be hired if you can afford it Can be lent for those in need For work I can’t do myself My twin is a friend indeed Who am I?
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I'm a total sucker

"I am trash", my inner self cried; that I might be clear - I'm empty inside What am I?
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Lunch time riddle

Collecting us all - quite an achievement Given that we are infinitely many Herculean task - some would say twice so Which is wrongly done for the sake of it. Nowadays a hobby, or ...
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Returning with solution in hand

My beginning, as you may see, has a unit of account. That it does take first parts for me is clearly paramount. My middle, for writing refined, is a symbol for its correction. If you look, then you ...
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A solvable Riley Riddle

My prefix is one that can be just plain rude, To get my infix, I think you may need to brood. My suffix can be seen in the actions of angry dudes All in all, I am something that 'eats food'
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Ten-second riddle

My start's somewhere down below My middle's what sleep does bestow My end's a value close enough My whole's probably not that tough What am I? A Riley Riddle
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An army marches

This is my first riddle - I think it is probably quite an easy one. I'm interested to see how quickly it gets solved. There is an overall theme with four elements to be identified. The Red Army ...
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My prefix is a type of car, my suffix means you can’t see far

An original riddle: My prefix is a type of car. My suffix means you can’t see far. My infix concerns the outside. Together, I remove the inside. What am I?
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A riddle from the second Psalm (and fourth verse)

My first riddle. I hope you all enjoy! Aeneas was my forerunner, and I influenced Doom; Many a man have I condemned, I’m both elegant and crude; I delve through burning wickedness, to the ...
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I might get fired tomorrow

There was once a small cog who turnd round by day. He did without pressure nor greese. I asked the small cog "Why you do such round things?" He just smild and he turnd with such ease. He turnd and he ...
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Anagram for Umbrella, misspelled

I see you as a circle. You see me as a point. And when you need direction I never disappoint. You see me when you're sleeping, And oft when you awake (Even in the daytime I sit and burn and bake). ...
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Possibly unsurprising riddle

I'm really confused I sound like subtraction But really I've refused A positive action Who am I?
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Twelve Labours - #12 Pluto Pups

This puzzle is part of the ‘Twelve Labours’ series, but can be solved independently. Previous instalments can be found here: Prologue | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 It was ...
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Riddle? Word Game

Mark? Take aim Action? Misnamed Usage? Explain Replace? Fair game Hint: Hint 2: Hint for line 2:
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Critique of a Riddle

Don't say one synonym's a type of fish: It's the same word, not the same meaning. Don't say one synonym's a type of bird: That's a different form of the word. Don't say one synonym's a ...
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Unwanted visitors detected

My firsts signify education My seconds axial examination My thirds medical location My fourths denote radiation My fifths state abbreviation My whole is blood contamination My parts each two in ...
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Ode to the Emergence of a Hikikomori

Note: Hikikomori is a Japanese term for "reclusive adolescents or adults who withdraw from society and seek extreme degrees of isolation and confinement. The affected individuals refuse to leave ...
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Hands-on murderer

I'm a deadly solution Applied in revolution With even distribution On two parts in involution Causing mass execution Of things Lilliputian Used by resolution To achieve ablution What am ...
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Oh you, I need in every second

You fill all earths emptiness The higher I go, you get less If you go away nobody will stay The jellyfish might still play Oh I, representative of all being Oh I, just you I will keep needing Oh ...
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Hikers in Halloween

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Hello, it's me, again today, With some new clues for us to play. When hikers go hiking during Halloween, There's always a cool thing, a little green. So here ...
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I shall Keep Watch for My Family

Inspired, again. This time, by @Stiv. Enjoy! You asked me what I did before I fell asleep; Perhaps you'll know if I tell you whose watch I need to keep. I'm the freest of them all, all things ...
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Outlook not so good

As a whole, things aren't looking very bright, Remove my rear, and something's just not right, Remove my front, and you'll be at death's door, so crummy, Remove my middle, and you might find me quite ...
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Crack this rhyme

You can see me inside bars and also inside the stars. Some may call me a key, The above line is a clue to thee! My brothers are bigger than me, I again say, the above line is a clue to thee! ...
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What is the word described in this poem?

My beginning is a time for a leader to lead. My middle is a type of insect seed. My end is a talk that’s shorter than a screed. I increased a problem that was losing all its speed. What am I?
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Where on Earth could I be?

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Don't they see, what they do to me?

I'm the essence of every living being But humans seem to not understand Even though others are always fleeing They keep using for their demand Soon I will just watch from above How evil and innocent ...
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Follow me my dear friend

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Fire and Water, Hear Me Roar

My first is the first of an outrageous utterance My second the second of appropriate circumstance My third's the essence of heat, why anything cools My last a procedure, all about the rules ...
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I'm not alive, but I can be lively

I come in every shape and every form In society I'm nothing special I'm the norm Without me there would be no control They would die, the things filled with petrol If a being placed me a specific way ...
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Ode to the Lassitude of 88th Street

This glancing blow, In freezing snow, Of a cat woman, In faux platinum, Dedicated to bonneted lassies, Elegant ladies so classy, Boy loving Mona Lisas, Dressed like fashionistas, ...
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Goose Gone Fishing

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No interest ever. Just a fee for my end,

Need to lend a tenner? No interest ever. Just a fee for my end, A third of what I lend. Falling short of the fee? I will lend it to thee! What do I lend you all together?
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To this riddle, I invite

My prefix is to ride My infix is to write My suffix is to go inside What am I? Answer it right! A brief guide: No, the answer does not rhyme with the clues supplied.
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Not to protest, but -

On roaming paths I put a break, A nation's dream, I fill its shape; A rascal's drudging work I take, And all my kind, good neighbors make. What am I?
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Drinking Martini? Here is to me!

The expected answer is a rhyme also! I'm there when it's cloudy I'm there when it's sunny And when I ask questions I am right on the money I take both sides In any ...
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The SS Wordsquare

Anchor's away! Ahoy, puzzlers, I am Cpt. Wesley Wordsquare. I'm about to set sail for the mainland to see a show at my brother Winslow’s Wordsquare Theatre, however I can't seem to decipher this ...
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The sound of thunder's like a whip

The sound of thunder's like a whip, one takes a stab and makes a quip; uncaps a bottle, lights a pipe, accessing files of private type; a mental crisis, break of dawn, can experts solve what'...
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Trapped in Time

A Greek trapped in time by a Roman refine Mother precedes we'll never be freed Circling around waiting to be found perhaps by my shipmates if they've not met their fates Who am I? And where can ...
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A piece of string [closed]

"For a puzzle quite absurd, Find one and an extra word: They can both describe some string, But they'll mean a different thing. Lastly, split one into three. Change the second, you'll be free." ...
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Don't tell me you forgot!

You! I see you walking there Nary a worry or a care Come, listen to me speak My mind is strong, though my body is weak. I've got a riddle for you to ponder Something to think ...
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What am I? (ft. cool poems)

Without me, There would be no vowel. Though consonants would exist, The alphabet thrown in the bowel. But, now, another problem occurs, For bowels exist not, When, Death, I am yours. ...