Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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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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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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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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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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My prefix is a human being, My infix is an insect being

My prefix is a human being. My suffix tells you it is what. My infix is an insect being. I have features that can cut.
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Another prefix - suffix - infix mix

My start shortens round about My ending settles doubt My middle means combined with My whole is always split
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The «prefix» «infix» «suffix» pepper flakes

I got what I desired; food served at my expense Split up as affixes, the following makes sense My «prefix» is fickle; it’s not scared of snakes The «prefix» «infix» «suffix» pepper flakes What am I?
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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 will quench my thirst

My first 'Riley riddle': My prefix will quench my thirst, my suffix is fundamentally measured, my infix is an ancient capital that is treasured. What am I?
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Magic yet to end

Another Rileyism: My prefix is a day, My suffix makes you sway. My infix is a fin, I’m magic yet to end. What am I?
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My prefix is the beginning

My prefix is the beginning, My suffix is too, My infix is telling, What magic makes you do. What am I? Hint #1
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Riley Riddle - Fork, Mountain, London, Cancer

My prefix, is not very good My infix, a bird not in wood My suffix, might be the answer Fork, Mountain, London, Cancer
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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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What is my favorite color?

Oh the sweet joys of favoritism! I have another puzzle for the community; as always good luck to you all, and I hope you enjoy it! Go to the bottom you'll see. Rounded but right there with me. ...
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My prefix cools you down, My suffix is way up high

My prefix cools you down. My suffix is way up high. My infix is a single noun. My whole is gold, no lies. Hint (added more and more):
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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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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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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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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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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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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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I reroll a needy third

My prefix I trail, My suffix is male, My infix is home to a wonder. I make my prefix periodic, My infix melodic, My suffix detrimentally blunder. What am I? Inspired by the original 'Riley riddle'.
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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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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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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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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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You dirty Mind - What am I?

I may sometimes be rather dry But you prefer moist and hot. The flesh is soft, you must apply Just the right touch, don't get caught. I must be pierced to bring you joy My smell is known and often ...
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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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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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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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My infix is the price that my suffix asks to pay

My first 'Riley Riddle': My prefix is dishonest, in everything they say, My infix is the price, that my suffix asks to pay. What am I?
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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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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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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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Two long sharp teeth

Two long sharp teeth Two holes beneath My bite is neat I do not eat What am I?
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To tell me who I am, you must have made me cry

They paid to see it and they applauded, as this concept was very new. But only I could relate, for the differences in our cases were very few. This made me sad and I chose to cry. It’s the only time ...
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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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My prefix is a single word

Today, my dear fellas, I want you to see, that there is a whole new riddle by me. The word I am seeking is not very long, it's part of a show, where connections are strong. The prefix is meant to be ...
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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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Soft of skin - What am I?

Soft of skin With many inside Flexible And in any size Play with me Or just sit and rest Put me in a firearm If killing would not be best What am I?
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Who/What am I? A riddle poem of satire

I'm gigantic and pedantic, I come in many parts. Some see me as rigorous, but I'm unspokenly ridiculous. I like to guess and play, when it's my turn to say. I'm power-law distributed, not all ...
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I can't die. Who am I?

I meet many people. I treat them equal. I can harvest grain the middle age way. I always go on, I never stay. I can't die. Some believe I can fly. Most people don't like me. And thus try to ...
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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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The Sisters' Riddle

This is a riddle that I know from back in high school. So here it goes: Two sisters are we One dark, one fair We live in twin towers And make quite a pair One from land And one from sea The fairer ...
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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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