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Words Within Words #4

Guess the words which contain shorter words of the same meaning
e.g. the word CONJOIN contains the synonymous shorter word JOIN
Sentences illustrate usage. They have similar meaning with either the shorter or longer word
Quiz by overtired
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Last updated: March 27, 2023
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First submittedOctober 26, 2022
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Short Word in a Sentence
Longer Word
She ALLOTED the funds
A L L O C A T E D
The BARE desolate land
B A R R E N
MIST hung in the air
M O I S T U R E
The estate goes to the HEIR
I N H E R I T O R
A brief REST from the march
R E S P I  T E
I can only OFFER an opinion
P R O F F E R
The snake SLID out of sight
S L I T H E R E D
Always obey your SUPERIOR
S U P E R V I S O R
I told him for the NTH time
U M P T E E N T H
The DRUNK staggered home
D R U N K A R D
UNITY amongst all parties
U N A N I M I  T Y
I am SHUTTING the business
S H U T T E R I N G
The decor was ANTIQUE
A N T I Q U A T E D
Short Word in a Sentence
Longer Word
The ACT triggered a response
A C T I O N
The FACE of the building
F A C A D E
A gang of white RACISTS
S U P R E M A C I S T S
A BLOT of paint
B L O T C H
Please forgive my SINS
T R A N S G R E S S I O N S
I was SAD to hear the news
D I  S M A Y E D
He had an EFFETE manner
E F F E M I N A T E
A RECURRENCE of smallpox
R E O C C U R R E N C E
Don't feel OBLIGED to come
O B L I G A T E D
Crime levels must be CUT
C U R T A I L E D
Their fates are TIED
E N T W I N E D
She's an obsessive NUT
N E U R O T I C
He's a creepy NERD
N E C K B E A R D
10 Comments
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Level 85
Oct 26, 2022
Hi Yoshimano. Before you comment the same thing again, please read the instructions or my previous replies ;)
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Level 60
Jul 15, 2024
Yeah but what about the definitions?
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Level 66
Oct 26, 2022
I think Neckbeard > Nerd is a bit of a stretch, but I've really enjoyed this series of Kangaroo words!
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Level 85
Oct 26, 2022
Sure, that’s why it’s last in the series. I thought it was a fun one, but yes, very hard to guess.

Glad you enjoyed them.

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Level 70
Oct 29, 2022
The target word for RECURRENCE is missing a C after the missing letters.

Nice series!

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Level 85
Oct 29, 2022
Thanks! Fixed.
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Level 63
Nov 17, 2022
"Zillionth" could also work for "nth."

Thanks a lot for this series, it's been a blast!

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Level 85
Nov 17, 2022
Have added that as a type-in. Glad you enjoyed it!
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Level 60
Mar 27, 2023
Could you add the full words as accepted options for all? I tried typing them for Recurrence and Shutting and they didn't work.
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Level 85
Mar 27, 2023
Sorry, there was a typo on Recurrence. Shutting should have worked though. Thanks for letting me know, fixed now.