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Words with Missing First Letter #3

The words below look complete, but have actually each had their first letter removed.
In just two minutes, can you put them back in?
Answers must correspond to yellow box.
The previous quiz in this series can be found here (Quiz #2)
Dedicated to Quizzer6794, who requested a hidden message in Quiz #3
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: September 16, 2016
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First submittedSeptember 16, 2016
Times taken44,100
Average score66.7%
Rating4.17
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Word
A
VERSE
D
ELUDE
I
CONS
L
AWFUL
B
RAKED
E
LAPSE
N
ACRE
U
PREACH
Word
S
HAVE
N
ARCO
T
ERROR
L
OATH
E
MERGE
V
OMIT
T
RUFFLE
O
VINE
Word
K
NAVE
A
BRIDGE
W
HEEL
I
MAGE
G
LOBE
I
SLED
O
ZONE
Y
OURSELF
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Level 85
Sep 16, 2016
"reduct" is a word.
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Level 62
Sep 16, 2016
Thanks, I've changed that clue.
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Level 95
Sep 16, 2016
This is a really enjoyable series.
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Level 65
Sep 16, 2016
Very nice, thanks. I spent 10 minutes and still can't figre out the hidden message, though!
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Level 75
Feb 17, 2017
Well then just ask and it will be given to you
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Level 35
Feb 17, 2017
lol
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Level 33
Aug 30, 2017
Well what is the hidden message?
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Level 75
Sep 17, 2018
Just ask and it will be given to you
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Level 55
May 25, 2021
yeah, ask and it will be given to you
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Level 61
Sep 30, 2016
Thank you. I love it and I found the message. Clever!
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Level 45
Oct 2, 2016
Quizmaster? Ask and it will be given to you?? OK, I'm asking....
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Level 30
Jun 4, 2018
lol ya clown
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Level 75
Oct 7, 2016
"B" for Knave? QM's picture clue is as obscure as Kiwi's message is well buried
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Level 77
Oct 10, 2016
B stands for Bower...the original name for the joker or nave and still the name used in the game Euchre.
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Level 74
Nov 29, 2016
The bowers are the Jacks (or knaves) not the joker
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Level 66
Nov 12, 2019
Those are Russian cards. The "B" is read as "V" in Russian, and stands, here, for valet, which is a (transliterated) cognate in English, since both languages loaned the word from French.
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Level 70
Dec 27, 2019
On German cards the B stands for "Bube" which is an old word for boy
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Level 60
Oct 9, 2016
Ask and it will be given to you. Alright, I'm asking what's the purpose of the message. Or is it just for fun?
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Level 62
Oct 9, 2016
It was just for fun, based on a request by Quizzer6794.
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Level 55
Nov 29, 2016
Very nice!
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Level 51
Nov 29, 2016
Ask and it will be given to you. Nice quiz
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Level 59
Feb 17, 2017
No, I need 3 minutes!
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Level 50
Oct 22, 2023
Agreed.
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Level 67
Feb 17, 2017
Pawful is also a word.
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Level 82
Feb 17, 2017
As in.. the bear took a pawful of my intestines with him?
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Level 88
Dec 18, 2018
Funny, yet bad. Bawful.
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Level 79
Dec 27, 2019
It is MOT a word.
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Level 79
Feb 17, 2017
Very, very well done
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Level 70
Feb 17, 2017
fun quiz but what do "narco" and "isled" mean? O.o
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Level 88
Feb 17, 2017
Yeah, isled seemed a bit of a stretch. Also have never heard of the word "upreach" before.
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Level 60
Jul 24, 2023
They're all accepted by Scrabble, though.
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Level 50
Oct 22, 2023
You haven’t heard the word “upreach” before?
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Level 53
Feb 19, 2017
Narco is a drug dealer/lord. There is even a series about that.
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Level 88
Jan 29, 2021
Narco is just a prefix. It means numb.

As slang it's only an abbreviation of a real word, like app or vet.

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Level 75
Feb 17, 2017
I tried to google isled and nothing came up. What is it?
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Level 62
Feb 17, 2017
As a verb, to isle can mean "to place on or as if on an isle". An example from literature is "You are isled from accustomed cares and worries - you are set in a peculiar nook of rest." (The Pagan Papers by Kenneth Grahame)
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Level 67
Feb 17, 2017
Made it with 1:08 left. Twas like shooting fish in a barrel. :-)
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Level 64
Feb 18, 2017
Very Clever with the hidden message
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Level 37
Apr 27, 2018
Please define "Nacre" have never heard of it.
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Level 88
Dec 27, 2019
It's perhaps better known as mother of pearl
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Level 71
May 6, 2018
It's describes a mollusc that produces mother of pearl
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Level 59
May 6, 2018
What a great quiz! I can't believe I haven't seen it before. I could do a dozen of these every day ;D
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Level 65
Dec 15, 2018
much harder than #2 I ran out of time
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Level 43
Sep 29, 2019
Ask and it will be given to you.
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Level 62
Nov 11, 2019
“I sled” is 2 words
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Level 79
Dec 27, 2019
and 'isled' is one word.
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Level 88
Nov 26, 2020
U preach.
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Level 78
Sep 11, 2020
Nice quiz again.
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Level 74
Oct 26, 2020
LACRE is a word
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Level 60
Jul 24, 2023
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Level 42
Apr 12, 2021
Sacre?
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Level 79
Nov 7, 2022
That's French
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Level 82
Oct 23, 2023
Sacrebleu! English only
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Level 62
Oct 17, 2022
What kind of words "nacre" and "isled"? Never heard them before in my life...

Also, "jawful" and "pawful" ought to be accepted in addition to "lawful," or else the question should be revised to something else...

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Level 60
Jul 24, 2023
Jawful and pawful aren't recognized by Scrabble.
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Level 72
Mar 28, 2023
For everyone looking for the hidden code, read the answers of the top 3 boxes left to right (ASK). Then, go down a box and read right to left (AND). Just keep doing that, 3 letters per row. Not the best explanation, but hopefully you get it.
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Level 78
May 30, 2023
Helpful!
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Level 72
Jul 24, 2023
Oh, so it wasn't "Betting you Kiwi solved [something]"??

Darn.

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Level 50
Oct 22, 2023
Wtf does “Nacre” mean
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Level 66
Oct 22, 2023
Nacre, I belive from the movie Braveheart and confirmed on Wikipedia, is a pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells, and is most perfect in the mother-of-pearl.
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Level 64
Oct 22, 2023
Love this quiz! More, please!
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Level 75
Oct 22, 2023
"nacre"? pffff
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Level ∞
Oct 22, 2023
I got it right away. It's not particularly obscure.
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Level 48
Oct 22, 2023
"Isled"??
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Level 66
Oct 22, 2023
I've found a few collisions:

For "verse": averse, everse

For "raked": braked, craked (as the past of crake, what the crow does)

For "acre": nacre, sacre

For "have": Bhave (proper noun), chave, shave, thave

For "arco": Harco, Marco (proper noun), narco

For "oath": loath, Roath (proper noun)

For "vine": avine, ovine

For "heel": jheel (used mainly in India), sheel (to shell), wheel

Instead of removing the words, I'd just accept the collisions as valid but mark the original ones.