Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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Enthusiastic Expression in Sadness

Pardon the bad poetry, but who am I thinking of? Uncle Sam took a journey to France, Sky-high wisps for to move with his feet, And to feel a particular emotion, A feeling so down-low and sweet. He'd ...
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Some say I'm part of the solution

My prefix has won the fights My infix marks the start of flights My suffix you can almost solve My whole makes friendly rubber revolve What am I? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Hint 4:
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An ever-changing riddle

To find me, you must first find my pairs, A swarm of creatures, skittering inside walls, Torturing the old way, sometimes using a chair, A powerful figure, there until its empire falls, Or some ...
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A most important riddle

I can burn, I can attack, I can ache, I can break, Add my head, you might find me in a shack, Move my head, you can go on a long trek. I can stop, I can eclipse, I can throb, or be warming, Remove my ...
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Strange, Scary Creatures

In a land not far away, There live some scary creatures. I'm terrified to see them, Having heard about their features. They have no left, or even right, Or even front or back. They're dedicated ...
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You can make me sink, yet I have no weight. / You can make me wave, but you might regret

You can make me sink, yet I have no weight. You can make me wave, but you might regret. Give me a bird, and I become a non-believer. Give me to a sea, and I won't help you prosper. What am I?
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Overlap Deluxe!

My prefix used to levitate a ball When he was just a lowly youth, and small. His friends are not con, but surely quite pro. He's rarely an object, just so you know. My infix will happily take your ...
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What Am I At 7?

At 1 I was born when my parents parted, And no folds were used. So that's how I started. At 2 I was famous since ages ago, But looked more like three and continued to grow. At 3 I was cover for a ...
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I've Got You Surrounded!

I'm in your house, workplace, and more. Some say I improve the decor. To measure me, you measure twice, But four times to be more precise. My pet's known for its speed. My best friend's name is Matt. ...
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No repeats were found

I am a word, but there only once, Maybe absurd, perhaps naming some dunce. Find how they call me, to get the prize, And solve this riddle, in one or two tries. What is being talked about? Hint: ...
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A nice riley, hopefully is fun

Within these lines is a puzzle I've made. With cunning and wit, can you guess my trade? Inside the tome of the element's power, One minute per side, you'll read for an hour. A single number of the ...
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I Can Be Innovation - What Am I?

You use me, perhaps every day, while too much can lead to your dismay. I can be innovation, I can be a large blast. However, that won't last. You can see me when I am deadly, while I am invisible when ...
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Ola’s Journeys: Adventures in _____

Ah, hello. My friend Ola, well, she’s from UNESCO. ‘Ḅout her, there’s one thing you should know: Her favorite coloŗ, is simply yellow. She also likes lists. There’s not much that works that rhymes ...
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The Great Hat Magician

Welcome, welcome! What an audience we have here tonight, the great Puzzling SE, I came here with a small riddle, I hope you are all ready! Let me put my first hat, a hat with a fat belly, Now I am a ...
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The Answer To Everything - What Am I?

While I can be the answer to everything and everyone, too much of me and your demise will be spun. I can make things strong, but transition is where I belong. I am not natural, as is the common plant, ...
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German flour inside a sack

German flour inside a sack, I say, in poles‌, I can crack. What am I?
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A very useful riddle

Everything is known about me From my eating habits to my family You can kill my parent and children I would not be scared, but I would still run I can be malicious, I can be nice Bringing a world of ...
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What am I? - My purposes are many

I made a riddle. Should you wish to be unknown,I'll hide you from their eyes.Many who use me seek anonymityAnd therein my skill lies. Should you wish to portray fiction,I must be acquired,But only in ...
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Enigmarch Day 2: Rhyme

This puzzle was created as part of Enigmarch, a daily puzzle construction challenge. Read this carefully to find what you need; Now that you've read this you won't be misled. ...
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We are roaming birds, ready to fly away!

We are roaming birds, ready to fly away! We head to the South, and we stash things away We head to the West, and we catch the sunray We head to the East, for a temporary stay We head to the North -- ...
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Help! What is my friend drawing?

I have an old friend. A real friend indeed. We have fought to the end. On and off a raging steed. What I am and what I am not. I am protective for all can tell. And as to why I worry a lot. I fear my ...
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Yesterday, I Had Tears (return)

Totally inspired by Yesterday I had Tears by @MrPie, thinking I had an answer, it led to a poem of it's own... Riddle Me That: I'm filled with tears, You won't see me cry; I've been seen for years, ...
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Sixy word of the day

I'm a word with a certain number of letters: Perhaps the first day for wearing new sweaters? Putting in something with that number of sides. As for what that number is, it's implied. Another meaning, ...
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What is this set?

One for each hour, 1000 demons bathe Last from a comic, first has water swathe What is this set?
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A tripled riddle [closed]

Take the blackest of pits that yearns for the light See the fruit that it has for distance and night Now warp the fruit's name and turn up the bass And what is the answer you pull from this chase? ...
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A Riddle That Is 100% Pain

Unseeded with marsh flower is he This youth approaching sanctity. Complexion bad, in lard rolls he. "Permit me", that was what I said In answer as I chopped his head. The answer is a single ...
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Not like the one in Texas

I... PILFER AND MASK (or SKIMP AND FLARE) I also... BOB A GRANNY THERE I... USE A PRISON and APE OUR SINS I'm often... EYELESS AND SIT IN BINS I... PIPED CURD AND I JEER, you see... At the end of the ...
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HEY... what are you doing?

With H I taste good. With E I smell good. With Y I snoop in the hood. What am I... with HI?
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Riley Riddles can be fruitful you know

My first Riley riddle... Hope you enjoy! My prefix might mean I kicked you My suffix gives a value. My infix might be a mother Altogether it has a bright colour
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To be honest, we're genuine

To be honest, we're genuine; Hoaxes we don't like Elephants are similar;unlike a riding bike A truthteller we are; Never tell a lie Swap letters and then you find: Words that mean fly. Explode a ...
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I could be a fruit or an embarrassing faux pas

I could be a fruit or I could be an embarrassing faux pas I could be what you want with one that drops your jaw I could be more boring, just a descriptor of your days I could be many things, but I go ...
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The times they are a-changin'

Nude, tall and blue, Yellow's new love, Owl too, though late, Under the hood, Symmetry in motion, outlawed, good. This is my first yadu, enjoy!
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Really cheesy, huh?

I scamper away at any sound, I'm the thing next to your desktop, waiting to be found. Change one letter and you are in me, Add one letter, take a spoonful, Yum! What a beauty.
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An everyday object... but it's a Really Obvious Problem Everyday

None of me and things might fall Things also can't move, as I recall Part of me, and you are me All of me, might determine your fate, After all, you would be under constraint I am a 4 letter word. ...
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The blade of the leaf

Given a bird, a cat and a shrew, along with a bat to give you a few. Some sleep at night, others in light, surprisingly you are one too. How do you relate to the title?
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Go high, go bye, go die

STEAL my prefix and go high. STEAL my suffix and go bye. STEAL my infix and go die. Leave me be and go STEAL!
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Not an affix-riddle at all

Slice my neck, that's quite epic. Slice my thigh, that's quite demonic. Slice my waist, you shall have a kill. Slice all three, that's an overkill. What am I? Subtle hint: Moderate hint: Decisive ...
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My prefix reflects the sun, my suffix was born to run

My prefix reflects the sun. My suffix was born to run. My infix is a dilemma at hand. My whole cannot live on land.
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My infix is smoking dead, my whole is in your head

My prefix is for sure a lie. My suffix is for sure alive. My infix is smoking dead. My whole is in your head. Note: the "in your head" here is not referring to anyone; it means if one has ...
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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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