Questions tagged [rhyme]

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

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I can be quite resourceful

Take me whole, I can be quite resourceful Remove one letter, I’m something you can pull Remove once more, I can be present anytime Remove once again, I won’t be here this time Who am I?
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All but everything; I have nothing to lose

Six letters long Guess if you choose I am all but everything I have nothing to lose Hint #1 Hint #2
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Use me with excuse

Three words; three meanings Below are the clues They overlap to form me Use me with excuse My prefix is a prefix of being worldwide My infix is a mistake, forgive and set aside My ...
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My prefix is a memory; my infix, you may hate

My prefix is a memory My infix, you may hate My suffix is worth an effort I am used to decorate Who am I?
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Right before you, I make my mark

My first part is a journey to embark The other is two of a kind Right before you, I make my mark The answer you shall find Who am I?
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Some kind of measure

My prefix is a sign My suffix describes mine My infix is above you But I'm just impromptu
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A beauty to behold

My first part is edible; It can slide on the ground. The other, mostly inedible; Makes an annoying sound. Who am I?
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Just Trying To Be Helpful

My First is a masculine flower pot. My Second a joint, but smoke it not. My Third is a swimmer, of sea or stream. My Last is a mound, grassy and green. Put me together and confused you ...
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While I live, I seldom face the ground!

My prefix lies far above the sky My Infix is a movement to be found My suffix is not so high While I live, I seldom face the ground! Who am I?
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A misnomer, yet I too have a taste

I’m made of two parts, you see Where the first part is a tree Whose trunk can be used for furniture Its leaves may be used to brew tea The other is from another tree Whose growth is ...
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A contest of curious creatures

A new riddle by me - I don't think a line-by-line analysis is strictly necessary, but if you could cover off the various peculiarities that would be super. I have eleven limbs, Which can all ...
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A peculiar attraction

The lines you see below Mean one word each unique Which when put together Forms the answer you seek An exclusive group of people A city that’s eternal A book that’s periodical A ...
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Off the ground the game is at stake

My first part is a pound to take The other part means to forsake Off the ground the game is at stake Fly around; make no mistake Who am I?
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You need one to take the other

Two words are homophones Both you shall uncover Same in length; close in meaning You need one to take the other
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Shape into a spindle

Start with a way to merge what you choose Hope not too short for you to lose Then a short delay Wait there if you may Take one more step For an aeon you'll stay Who am I? Hint ...
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The cat became his prize

Had no choice but to leave his ground The foe took him by surprise With his food and shelter lost to the beast The cat became his prize What is the word referred here?
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A Tale of Wintry Tragedy

$$\def\T{\text}\scriptsize{\begin{array} \\\T{`Twas weather chilly in winter's dark} & \T{Absconded with them far away} \\\T{When brothers five went out to lark} & \T{Made a mistake they could ...
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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 dark and ...
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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 are some letter for you ...
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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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