The answer to this puzzle is:
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 variation
My consonants lack reiteration
When I am shaped like my first
Rows from my parts that may burst
Adding flipped to in ...
I have a feeling that this poem:
The outdoor sun, it shines so bright,
And all my friends, are out of sight,
No soul for miles, to break my thoughts,
I'm all alone, a forlorn boss,
My stormy thoughts, they match the skies,
I tried and failed, to keep my guise,
I shut them out, kept out of sight,
And all the while, I stayed polite,
I hid behind, a ...
I am fairly sure your word is
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 type of drink:
In fact the sound is the only real link.
"Replace an approximation by a constant to find badness"?
Not a good clue at all! ...
The likely answer to the fourth paragraph:
I'm mainly going off of the first two sentences, which reminded me of this image:
The third sentence:
But this answer isn't really satisfactory to me. It seems like a cop-out.
Final sentence: no idea. BUT...
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