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A puzzle whose answer will be a word or a set of words but not a phrase, sentence or sentences.

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Find the word and became sea's lord

Find a word which by rearranging its letters, it contains: A city in Alaska A film where Chaplin's daughter performs A meteorical medical condition
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3answers
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Max and Lisa are arguing again

Shortly after this conversation, Max and Lisa had another argument: Max: Huh? What's going on? Lisa: You're browsing the web with your smartphone instead of paying attention! Max: I was sending ...
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1answer
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My prefix gets you places, my infix is a companion,

My prefix gets you places My infix is a companion And my suffix are unwanted plants This one shouldn't be too hard.
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1answer
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What is the word that both of them are talking about?

Context: Both Max and his friend Lisa have been told a word by their teacher and their conversation goes as follows: Max: "What was the word that teacher told us again?" Lisa: "What? Why weren't ...
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3answers
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When in Tennessee

(1) I'm hardened yet hardly am I given a thought; Unmoved, though moving, to give what is sought; But throng be too eager, My gift, it is meager; I'll stop my inertia and render you caught. ...
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I seek to unease but leave without a scar

My first brings in the light from the stars The other is preferred before the time of cars Before you even knew I am born within you I seek to unease but leave without a scar
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2answers
766 views

Relax, it’s just a riddle

My prefix might make you feel the weight of the world My infix might make you feel low to the ground My suffix might make you feel old and tired But all of me put together might make you feel ...
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2answers
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Why would I need a Lamborghini Rebenton?

The proper word to use as the ninth symbol is in Berlin (3) Daily Hint 1: Daily Hint 2: Daily Hint 3: Daily Hint 4:
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1answer
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Split me in two; I make you excavate

Split me in two I make you excavate Take me as one I enumerate
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1answer
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Changing the system

Solve the clues, fit them into the crossword grid, and discover (via the shaded and circled cells) a 9-letter pun. Use this and the answers you have found to explain what's going on here! Clues: ...
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2answers
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With all six, I’m set free

A Tyobrien riddle of the week: With three, I’m an animal With four, I’m a cloth With five, I’m a scene With all six, I’m set free
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2answers
101 views

I have a Spanish infix

My prefix is where you are now at, I have a Spanish infix. With a double L to my last two letters, You might want to sell your homophone. In order for the word to make sense, Put n....
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1answer
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What word am I after the clues?

My prefix is a basic food in a western romance language My infix is an ancient God, and if you write it 10 times with no spaces in Google you can find some videos in youtube with exact name My suffix ...
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20answers
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I am made of love and I am made of war, guess what I am and became the next star

I look like a weapon if you know how to handle me (Edit) I am most popular than any other People use me often when they want to be informal Dirty minds see something lascivious in me I am loved by ...
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I have a goal in mind

My prefix has a purpose My suffix together with two letters is a homophone for somewhere dark and deserted My infix is an atom gained an electron I am an adverb and I have a goal in mind ...
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1answer
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An Inappropriate Vowelburger™ Riddle

You can find the first Vowelburger™ Riddle here I ordered 5 plain Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! $$ % custom template - do not reuse \...
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1answer
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I Spy a Vowelburger Riddle™

You can find the first Vowelburger™ Riddle here I ordered 5 Vowelburgers™ with buns, lettuce, and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! $$ % custom template - do not ...
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1answer
333 views

My whole completes the reverse

Clip my left to complete Clip my right to reverse Clip both sides to make My whole completes the reverse
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1answer
200 views

A filling Vowelburger™ Riddle

I ordered 5 Vowelburgers™ with buns, cheese and meat - help me identify each one from the menu! $$ % custom template - do not reuse \def\S#1#2{\Space{#1}{20px}{#2px}}\def\P#1{\V{#1em}}\def\V#1{\S{#1}...
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1answer
599 views

Let’s take a selfie!

My suffix is innate My prefix is on the coast I capture your expressions And remain the default for most
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3answers
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There once was an item

...It was pretty darn flat Some people may even call it a mat Supporting an integral tool to some, yet a dying tool to many At least compatibly, it supports any! Making it easier to move, even to ...
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1answer
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Simply put, my son's baseball team

...can't figure out what's going on with their home run statistics. In 2018, the team hit more dingers per game when at home than when away; in 2019, their totals waned dramatically but followed that ...
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1answer
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Guess what I am, I am not a Saint!

I have amazing powers of seduction Thieves and boxers love me They made a Hollywood film about me My music is catchy as hell I help in enriching your diet
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2answers
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A short Riley Riddle that only goes one way

My prefix is not a dub My infix is a common base My suffix is a quingenti sub My whole is a common replace What am I?
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As a noun I’m complete; as a verb, I’m yet to be so

Removing my prefix Makes a familiar sound Removing my infix Helps you search all around Removing my suffix Means to make me whole As a noun I’m complete As a verb I’m yet to be so ...
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1answer
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It’s empty; need a new one soon

My prefix is a vehicle or its part Whose suffix‘s beauty uncertain My suffix is raised apart Its prefix frees a burden
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8answers
558 views

My suffix is the suffix of the superfix of a holy man

My prefix is not real. My infix makes you more judicious. My suffix is the suffix of the superfix of a holy man. Despite these divisions, my whole is indivisible. What am I? Hint:
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1answer
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I’m clean when I’m on the road

My prefix is not single My infix is cold to hold My postfix can mean my whole I’m clean when I’m on the road
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1answer
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A six letter Name

Can you figure this out? It's a name And a Surname An island A code Three US states And also elements A six letter word that ends in a college, that will need some ...
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1answer
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Double Riley of Melancholy

My prefix is served Eat if you may The prefix of my prefix is a prefix, per se My infix is inside you Within, it resides The infix of my infix can be seen from outside My suffix ...
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3answers
516 views

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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1answer
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What is a 9th K-word™?

This puzzle is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. I also want to thank a math teacher who shared this riddle when I ...
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2answers
263 views

There's Still Good In You

My first Riley riddle. Enjoy. My Prefix - A+ Place where work to get done, Suffix might send. My Infix - Procedure that can be performed on a tom or some hen. My Suffix - Place to go with ...
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0answers
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The Second Keyboard Conundrum - Holmes & Watson [closed]

Credits: Gareth Moore “Back at the old typewriter again, Watson?” Holmes asked me, as I sat recording our latest case. “It is my most faithful companion,” I responded, before acerbically adding, “...
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1answer
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I hate Valentine's Day

I played her my favorite song on my favorite [prefix] As I gave her a decorated Hallmark [infix] And said, "I hope I'm [suffix] to make you happy" But alas, she said no, and left me alone. Is my ...
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1answer
463 views

I burn what you can’t protect

My prefix is not acquitted My infix demands respect My suffix is a price I burn what you can’t protect What word am I?
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1answer
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I place you back on the ground

My infix spells an alphabet, And can put things to action My prefix means to criticise, And undo or inaction My postfix is a sound And to a plant, it is bound As a verb I am found I ...
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1answer
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They may take our Rileys, but they will never take our Riddles

Another Riley Riddle, with a small difference... My prefix can mean my whole My suffix is commodity control Find a room for urgent infix removal And a cheeky tipple is left for approval As ...
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1answer
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With three I am drunk, with four I have less weight than my brothers,

With three I am drunk With four I have less weight than my brothers With five I can measure With six I have an anagram related to goods With all my seven I don't like metaphors Inspired by @...
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1answer
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With three I'm your family, with four I'm in the best family,

With three I'm your family With four I'm in the best family With all seven I'm ruled by a family Inspired by @tyobrien's template
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1answer
314 views

You should have heard of the answer

My prefix is used in many sports. My infix is a short commanding officer. My suffix is my suffix. My whole is part of a badge. What am I?
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1answer
322 views

I am musical in function

My prefix can fool you Even though it’s not a pro My infix is a pipe Through which fluids flow My postfix: a conjunction But more of a disjunction I have no intersection I am musical ...
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1answer
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A Tale of Prehistoric Times

Gather round if you want to know A tale of creatures from long ago This rhyme is of the greatest beast To rule the land from West to East All creatures then would tend to run To see the ...
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2answers
3k views

Is this a game to you?

All was still as the stranger loaded a cartridge into his shotgun and peered around. Looking out furtively from deep within the shadowy gorse thicket, he waited, in silence. They would be ...
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1answer
219 views

Prefix. Suffix. Infix. Outfix?

My prefix for gains My suffix is bled My infix in veins My outfix is bed What am I?
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1answer
775 views

Can you express your answer to this riddle?

I’m a place where you can be In a form, I’m one of three Good or bad? Maybe What is it that is me?
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4answers
1k views

Series of interestingly increasing words!

What is the next word(more than one is possible!) in the below sequence of words: NO, ATE, OPTS, _ _ _ _ _ ? Note: 1 Only standard English words(as per Oxford English Dictionary) are to be ...
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1answer
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A Demanding Riley Riddle

Another Riley riddle for you, but with a slight twist! Take two from my prefix, a large plot of land it is Take five from my infix, it becomes hers or his Take two from my suffix, there's no ...
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1answer
168 views

A corresponding riddle

I've been keeping up a correspondence with a friend, a time-travelling historian. Her latest project has been visiting Camelot to understand the dynamics of King Arthur's knights, and she's been ...
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2answers
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6-letter word that is fit to sell

A riddle with a Tyobrien flavour With two, I negate With three, I make you unwell With four, I’m the end With all six, I’m fit to sell Who am I?

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