Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Traveling Riley

Easy one in the 'Riley Riddle' tradition: My prefix is unused.  My suffix is a forest removed.  My infix is a reunited analogue.  I am all alone but for a dog.
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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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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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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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Do I Get This Done Here?

Another Riley riddle. Enjoy. My Beginning has been truly proven. My Middle has plans, better check when. My End speaks, you should listen. Once together, my Green Check will be given.
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An Educated Riley

Another one in the 'Riley Riddle' theme: My prefix is where the soldiers stayed. My suffix is from a bandaid. My infix flows with the current. I am where things should be learnt.
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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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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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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 book of mystery - Page III

Just as was for solving the first Page number three had started to burst With ink to tell you what to do With the book your Uncle had given to you A measurement of six squares South from page 2s ...
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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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A Gentle Riley Riddle

...although I hope the difficulty is not too severe (but you just never fully know on this site!). My prefix serves a trotter, that of which is not a horse. My suffix might find water, at the tunnel'...
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“Where's my wife now?” (3rd of a riddle series)

"Hey there, this is the third riddle, the sequel to the first and second ones. I may not be bright like a candle, but I have been shining once. When young I was, a long time ago, I had ...
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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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What is this thing? – What starts with tea

What starts with tea And has a ball Lacks I and me Is one for all? What is this thing?
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Feast Your Eyes on a Riley Riddle

Currently working on my fourth anagram puzzle, so in the meantime, I have made a Riley Riddle. Sorry if this riddle seems rather lazy or if the title appears subjective (depending on whether you like ...
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A Resurrected Riley Riddle

I made a new Riley Riddle to make up for the laziness in my previous Riley Riddle, also inspired by @KevinL's Riley Riddle. My prefix won't stand, but it cracks at the bottom. My suffix has heads in ...
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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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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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Riley's, assemble!

Time for a Riley - it's been ages since my last one... My infix is energy, My prefix a curve. My suffix full of honey, And docs I preserve. or My prefix a curve, My infix entering ...
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My suffix is feeling certain, I make you feel uncertain

My prefix uses a force. My suffix is feeling certain. My infix is a legal force. I make you feel uncertain.
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Dear ___________, this one's for you

Assemble, fine puzzlers, and hear my tale I promise, I won't be long You've seen many puzzles, and tried to prevail Some were right, and many were wrong. Today I give you a new ...
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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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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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Who am I? A puzzle in parts

I am one of four brothers, we make a foundation in some way we are native to every nation if one is kind, the other is not if one is a little the other is a lot from what you give i will take only 1 ...
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A short, brutal riddle

Left alone, I'm a word with five letters. I'm honest and fair, I'll admit. Rearranged, I'm of no use to trains. Again, and I'm an overt place, warm and well lit. 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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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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Riley Riddle What Am I?

My prefix is where I reside. My suffix is why I hide. My infix suggests greed. I'm also known for speed. Hint 1: Hint 2:
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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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From below to time of need [closed]

From below I am born Place me above and I shall sweat Cut me and I do not bleed Yet shed me in time of need HINT
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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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