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Puzzles that play around with words! Please look through the category descriptions to find the correct niche for your quiz, or to find the kinds of puzzles you like to play.   

There are 3,080 quizzes and 30,800 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Words Without Words [1] cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Mar 13 11

Noting the simplicity and overabundance of 'Words Within Words' quizzes on the site, I decided I'd need to find a way to one-up the concept. This quiz asks you to create a word *without* using the letters provided. Good luck!
Average
kyleisalive editor
3000 plays
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trivia quiz  Words Without Words [2] cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Mar 29 13

Remember playing all of those 'Words Within Words' quizzes? Well, they won't help you here. I give you a word and you get to guess what word(s) you need to make without it. Way to break the mold, eh? Good luck!
Difficult
kyleisalive editor
897 plays
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trivia quiz  In Other Words III cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, bigjohnsludge, Feb 17 16

Here are more sayings, clichés, and idioms put in other words. Have fun!
Very Easy
bigjohnsludge gold member
1593 plays
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trivia quiz  Capitonyms cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Aug 14 10

Capitonyms are words that, when capitalized, mean something completely different, and are even pronounced differently. Example in the first question.
Average
salami_swami gold member
1512 plays
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trivia quiz  It Takes Two To Tango cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Aussiedrongo, Feb 23 12

It certainly does and here's the proof: take a shade of brown and a command to proceed (tan + go), join the two together and you have tango. Now use the same method to identify ten more dances that also require two.
Average
Aussiedrongo
1794 plays
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trivia quiz  Give and Take 3 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, austinnene, Sep 16 15

This is a little different than my other "Give and Take" quizzes. Here, you take (drop) or give (add) a letter as instructed in each question. Have fun!
Easy
austinnene gold member
915 plays
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trivia quiz  Falling Trees by Tim Burr 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, easyaspi, Apr 23 15

Some people have names which sound suspiciously similar to actual words. This concept has been used for wordplay for years, and certainly isn't a new idea. Can you match these name puns with the types of books they could write?
Easy
easyaspi
834 plays
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trivia quiz  Left Behind 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, austinnene, Apr 04 15

Given a word, find a smaller word within it; remove that word, leaving behind another word. You may have to rearrange letters to get the word you remove, but no more anagramming will be needed for word left behind. See example in Question 1.
Easy
austinnene gold member
756 plays
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trivia quiz  Black Magic 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, George95, May 28 11

Let's play with the word "black" and with some magic turn it in to the opposite colour.
Average
George95 gold member
3654 plays
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trivia quiz  Just Add A Bird 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Richicago, Jan 16 08

Each clue needs the name of a bird to become a complete word. The bird name may come either before or after the clue. All you need do is "Add A Bird" to make the completed word, and the completed word will be the answer.
Tough
Richicago
1359 plays
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trivia quiz  Equivocal Words 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, richicago, Apr 02 09

Answers to this quiz are single words spelled the same, but with different pronunciations and meanings. I'll give you clues for each word. For example: Low voiced fish would be Bass. (Pronounced Bass and Base).
Difficult
richicago
984 plays
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trivia quiz  Just "Plant A Tree" 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, richicago, Jan 15 08

Each entry needs a type of tree to become a complete word. It may come either before or after the entry. The answer will be the word completed by the tree name and I will give clues for each completed word.
Tough
richicago
1407 plays
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trivia quiz  Well Bless Your Heart! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, TemptressToo, Dec 01 13

Like "Bless your Heart," Southerners love their Southernisms which I'm obliged to interpret into more "formal" terms. Take a gander and decipher these common colloquialisms from south of the Mason Dixon Line.
Tough
TemptressToo
432 plays
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trivia quiz  Mini Word Ladders 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, funkybubbel8, Dec 24 10

Welcome to my mini quiz! It's a 'mini quiz' because it has two separate word 'ladders'.Some answers are anagrammed, some are not. I hope you enjoy it!
Average
funkybubbel8
1395 plays
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trivia quiz   Hidden Nicknames 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, richicago, Aug 15 08

Each word needs a masculine nickname to be completed. I will give you the incomplete word and a clue. The nickname can come either before or after the clue.
Very Difficult
richicago
1419 plays
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trivia quiz  Just Add An Animal 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Richicago, Jan 17 08

Each clue needs a specific type of animal to become a completed word. The animal may come before or after the clue. All you need do is "Add AN Animal". The completed word will be your answer.
Difficult
Richicago
2061 plays
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trivia quiz  Divide The Word...And Conquer! 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, doorsfan58, Aug 15 10

I'll give a brief description of a situation, and a hint to a 'clue' word that, when divided into two separate words, will relate to that situation. The 'clue' word will be the answer. Have fun!
Tough
doorsfan58
882 plays
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trivia quiz  Re: Another Word Play Wiles 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, DoveHouse, Nov 25 11

This quiz is about making longer words by adding Re to another word. For example Re + a form of public transport = another type of puzzle Re + bus = Rebus
Average
DoveHouse gold member
948 plays
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