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

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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 Linguist in a Cave

I am but a linguist that lives in a cave. I talk with visitors from the central city. When the dragon comes, I invite him inside. The lions stay out, but gain trust and enter. Merchants and messengers ...
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Thinking about this word gave me a headache!

I am an 8-letter word. I have a special property that can be a headache for many scholars. Every day, I lose a letter and subsequently rearrange myself into a meaningful word. Based on the hints ...
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Weaponized Riddles 2: Dishing it out

Of course! MIX, 1009, Coffee, it all made sense! Arriving at 1009 Coffee Ave S, he walked into the house, finding the door slightly open. It was in pristine condition, just like the house he and his ...
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This word chain will come back to me

I am a four-letter word. My anagram's antonym's Rot(13)'s synonym's homophone is a portion of me. What word am I? Note: There are six separate words in this chain. Please list them all with ...
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“Multiplication” Problems

This was originally going to be featured in a puzzle compilation I'm planning, but it was swapped out for a different idea I had. The answer is an English word. Are you able to solve the equations ...
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This connect wall is a security risk!

Unlike normal connect-walls which have four groups of four, this one has five groups of four. The five groups may each be summarised by one word and those five words are in turn related. JADE JAZZ ...
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How are the words “cool”, “dummy” and “married” related?

The 4 rows of words in the table below are each formed by following one rule. Group Word 1 Word 2 Word 3 1 save scar trap 2 adore argue boy 3 cool dummy married 4 lovely mockery underdog What is ...
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What is a StraightforWord™?

This puzzle is based off the What is a Word™ series started by JLee If a word satisfies a certain property it is called a StraightforWord™. If not, it is called a Convoluted Word™. Here are some ...
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What is a Sharp Word?

(Based off and inspired by JLee's What is a Word™ puzzles) What Is A Sharp Word? Word that conform to a specific rule are called sharp words. Here are some examples: Sharp Words™ Non-Sharp Words™ ...
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What is a Dime Word™?

This puzzle is based off the What is a Word™ series started by JLee If a word satisfies a certain property it is called a Dime Word™. Here are some examples: Dime Words™ Not Dime Words™ KARMA ECHO ...
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Another Round of Blended Wordtails

The Blended Wordtails drinks bar has a new selection on offer! Each day, they offer a different range of their patented Blended Wordtail drinks, every one of which has its own tagline for the confused ...
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5 days abandoned

6 days ago I was left on a deserted island. 5 days ago I had some hope so I was fine. 4 days ago I outlined SOS on the ground. 3 days ago I felt defeated and depressed. 2 days ago I got saved by a ...
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Introducing Blended Wordtails

The Vowelburger restaurant franchise has a new competitor: a drinks bar called Blended Wordtails. Each day, they offer a different selection of their patented Blended Wordtail drinks, every one of ...
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What is a Late Word?

(Based off and inspired by JLee's What is a Word™ puzzles) What Is A Late Word? Word that conform to a specific rule are called late words. Here are some examples: Late Words™ Non-Late Words™ ...
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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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My prefix is a god, better known as arthritis

Take away half of me, I become unnatural But give me your honey, I'll become an animal I may ruin your day But I'll always be followed by a ray ... And my prefix is a god... although Google thinks he'...
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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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The answer may not make sense to you

I am Half an idea Fifth of a cm Partly a reminder Fully a doctor And a desired statue Who am I?
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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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Commonality between this contiguous list of words?

Whilst walking home from a long shopping trip, my friend sent me a text, which read: Hey, Brainiac! I remember that time you won 4 spelling bee's in a row, so here's something to scratch your brain ...
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Two more words and their anagrams

Excluding the word SPINE, can you give me 2 words which are part of the human body that also have one word anagrams that are part of the human body? Again, please exclude SPINE. No partial answers. No ...
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Key to the infinite

I hope you will like this riddle: I am an invisible key but I don't open a lock. I am infinite and I am growing faster than anything. You are in me but you cannot see me. You need me when there is ...
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I can be caught but not liked a lot

I can Go with your heart but not with your brain Mess with your head but not with your hair Flow with your blood and hang with your shoulder Stay with your feet but not with your ankle Who am I?
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____ hurts. ____ stinks

Everyone will do crazy things for me. Change a letter and you lose. What am I? Hint: everyone has this at one or another in life.
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Lost and Found᠎

Your final answer should find what I lost.
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What is “it”? If you eat it, you’ll die [duplicate]

Ahoy guys, I’ve got a riddle for you: If you eat it, you’ll die. If you see it, you’re blind. The poor people have it. Original content: https://riddlesbrainteasers.com/greater-than-god/
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Honeycomb spinoffs

Two simple puzzles based on the mechanics of this puzzle by Seren. Be sure to solve it if you haven't already! It's a really good one :)
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I am needed for books

Children lie and say they have my prefix when they don't want to go to school. Dating singles will use my infix to refer to the 2 of them. Wise men will examine my suffix so that they could improve ...
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Another date-themed riddle

I already posted 1 date-themed riddle, which was solved by Stiv. Here is a second one. My prefix might be your response if your crush asks you on a date. You may liken your relationship to my infix ...
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A date-themed riddle

My prefix is what you might do with your date. You and your date may use my infix as a pronoun to refer to the two of you. You would be happy if your relationship between the two of you does my suffix....
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Treasures are delicious

12 treasures in a chest. Crack me open and liquid gold comes out. What am I? It's easy if you look at the question carefully.
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Listen to it… wait

Maybe you can hear that ethereal song, that churn, gentler before, now overwhelming? All love that beautiful word heralding new things coming. Know that the musician need not bow; there is no chance ...
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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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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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Vowelburger™ Downtown Brown

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here Business has been slow this past year. As such, we've decided to create and market a whole new burger for faithful customers. May I remind you, we still hold ...
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The Dispute at the Milky Way Restaurant

Fifteen related guests visited a restaurant and got into an argument about who was the greatest among them. To settle the dispute, they asked the owner to decide. He thought for a moment, then said “...
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A Dull Dull Word

Here is your riddle for the day! I am a five letter word. With five I'm made of three With four I might give a raise With three I'm a good friend With two I like to react What word am I?
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I can be an Ange but not an Andrew

I can be a bit but not a lot. I can be a deal but not a rip. I can be an ally but not an enemy. I can be an Ange but not an Andrew. What am I?
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What begins with letter T and ends with letter T, use after death? [closed]

What begins with letter T and ends with letter T, use after death?
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You've been caught, sweetie

I sent six puzzles to the Times but received the following reply: Dear Sir, We are sorry to reject your sequential crossword submissions for the following reasons: The squares must be 15x15 or 21x21 ...
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The shortest puzzle (part 1)

[![image description here][1]][1] Can't you change everything? I am doing it right now. Question: What is the 1-word answer to this question? Hint:
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Your typical riddle

I tick like a clock, But the hands are red and yellow for some reason. When I alarm, I wave my hands pretty fast, And when I notice when its midnight, both hands put down to 6.
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A Connect Wall You Can Count On

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. The resulting four words also have a connection which is a seven-letter word. ONE POTATO PINK FOUR CORN RANCH SOY SINGLE ...
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Rare but Abundant in Hill and Hole

I am uncommon, But a worthy goal. Rare but abundant In hill and hole. Who am I? You may already know the answer, so the task is not to answer the riddle per se, but to solve the following 'What is a ...
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Originally not a movie

Can you tell what movie these images together represents? (the answer is a 5-letter noun)
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A beautiful connect wall

As usual, a connect wall is a $4\times4$ grid, which has 16 words inside it. They are broken into 4 groups of 4 words,and each group has a relationship. The four words defining the relations are ...
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A yummy, crunchy connect wall

A connect wall is a 4 x 4 grid, Each has 16 words inside it. They are broken into 4 groups of four words, Each has a relationship. The four words defining the relations are themselves related, And the ...
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Steal my infix, I am a type of python

It is 5 characters. Remove one, my meaning does not change. Remove two, I am a cat. Remove all of them, I am a empty spot. Remove all but one, I am a number. Steal my infix, I am a type of python.

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