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1 Dow on my Mind
The El Dorado mini badge hunt has me looking for 'dow' everywhere. See if you can figure out some of these 'dow' words from the clues given.
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10 Q
zorba_scank
Dec 12 14
309 plays
2 Disconnect "Dis" Connection: A Spaced Out Quiz
Guess the word that, along with "dis", will create a three-word phrase. Word one will be a word prefixed with "dis". Word two will be "dis" meaning "this". Word three will be the first word without prefix. Example: DisMOUNT "dis" MOUNT.
Tough
10 Q
uglybird
Dec 07 04
1911 plays
3 "De" Spaced Out Quiz
I give you the meaning of a word starting with "de" and then the meaning of the phrase created if a space is added after "de" and "de" is taken as "the". For instance, deport becomes "de port", "de port" being the place where they keep "de ships".
Average
10 Q
uglybird
Nov 01 04
2160 plays
4 Dogs Not Allowed
The word within a word is either an animal, bird or insect, but no DOGS are allowed in this quiz! How good is your vocabulary?
Average
10 Q
Plodd
Sep 23 14
429 plays
5 Pots and Pans
All of the words described begin with the letters "pot" or "pan". Good luck!
Easy
10 Q
LadyCaitriona
Sep 20 02
5985 plays
6 Words with the Word "Wind" in Them
The Four Winds (shuehorn, Lones78, zorba_scank and JanIQ) are happily in the Fifth Leg of the first Amazing Fun Trivia Race! Please join us as we try to find words containing the word "wind".
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10 Q
shuehorn
Feb 21 12
3360 plays
7 9 for 10 - Rate These Words
Amelia and Archibald hope you will RATE this quiz. It's all about words that end in RATE. The first letters of the answers to Q1-Q9 spell the answer to the last question.
Average
10 Q
minch
Mar 21 05
5178 plays
8 The Short of It
All the words in this quiz begin with "short". Adding another word or letter to the end of short will create an entirely new word. I will give the meaning of the new word and you must indicate what word or letter needs to be added.
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10 Q
Nannanut
Jan 25 05
4005 plays
9 Vocabulary: I 'Ate' My Words
This vocabulary quiz covers words ending in -ate. Remember that as you go along, and it should be easier!
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20 Q
ravenskye
Dec 01 00
3315 plays
10 "A" Spaced Out Quiz To A Muse
Adding a space to a word starting in "a" often creates a phrase with a new meaning (e.g. amuse transforms to a muse). See if you can guess the original word from the meanings of both.
Average
10 Q
uglybird
Sep 28 04
1467 plays
11 9 for 10 - Words of Late
Amelia and Archibald will be desoLATE if you do not play this 9 for 10 quiz on words that end up being LATE! The first letters of the answers to questions 1 - 9 spell the answer to question 10.
Average
10 Q
minch
Mar 03 05
3849 plays
12 Vocabulary Menagerie
Welcome to the 'Vocabulary Menagerie', where all the answers start or end with the name of a member of the animal kingdom. Should be fairly easy. Enjoy!
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10 Q
Jennifer5
Sep 30 11
573 plays
13 This Quiz is Grate!
According to the Oxford English Dictionary there are over fifty words containing 'grate' within them. Can you connect the correct meanings to the following grate words?
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10 Q
coachpauly
Mar 03 12
690 plays
14 The Last Word
This quiz is about the 'last' word, which appears somewhere in all the answers. E.g. a 'last' word which means 'something that weighs down a ship' is 'ballast'. Good luck.
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10 Q
rossian
May 08 12
528 plays
15 Pro Words
I PROmise you that you have PRObably heard or read these words, even if you aren't quite sure what they mean. PROceed.
Easy
10 Q
minch
Oct 23 00
4458 plays
16 Put It All Together One More Time
My fourth installment of this type of quiz. The answers to the clues are words made up of smaller words like fanatic (fan, a, tic), only my clue is (adherent, single, twitch). I will also indicate how many letters each smaller word is. Enjoy!
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10 Q
reedy
Feb 21 12
2310 plays
17 SINcerely Yours
Each of the following answers either starts or ends with the letters 'SIN'. Can you find the word that fits the clue?
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10 Q
looney_tunes
Dec 22 09
582 plays
18 Interesting! Entrancing! In/En Words!
English dictionaries are inundated with an enormous and innumerable number of entries beginning with 'en' and 'in'. I invite you to engross yourself in this intriguing and enigmatic quiz inspired by these words...enjoy!
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10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jan 26 03
3927 plays
19 The End
Can you find the answer to each of the following questions which ends with "END"?
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10 Q
Plodd
May 26 13
1005 plays
20 CATAmania
Just because words start with the same letters doesn't mean they share a prefix. This quiz lets you test how "down" you are with some of our language's CATA words.
Tough
10 Q
kiwilad
Jul 30 12
372 plays
21 Jack-in-the-Box
Can you help Jack find all of the answers in this quiz which contain the word 'box'?
Very Easy
10 Q
Plodd
Feb 02 13
786 plays
22 Green, Yellow, Red or Blue
English is a very colourful language. Can you work out which colour should be added to the following words to make new words or phrases?
Easy
10 Q
Lottie1001
Jan 29 12
762 plays
23 Come on Over to my House
I have ten different houses for you to visit in this quiz. Can you work out which house you're invited to from the information I give you? All the answers include the word 'house' at the beginning or the end.
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10 Q
rossian
Nov 21 13
417 plays
24 Do You Know "No" Words? Know What I Mean?
All these words will include the word 'no.' No way, you think you know them all? Give it a try.
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10 Q
linkan
Apr 22 04
3792 plays
25 What Kind of 'Cat' Am I?
Some are easy, some will make you think, but it's a great game to play with your kids.
Easy
10 Q
Oddball
Dec 01 04
1746 plays
26 Vocabulary: It's 'High' Time!
All the answers contain the word 'high.'
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15 Q
ravenskye
Jan 03 01
3624 plays
27 A Sigh of Relief
Each one-word answer contains a syllable that is pronounced "sigh." However, that syllable may be spelled any of a number of ways. The "sigh" syllable does not always appear at the beginning of the word. Some of the answers are proper nouns.
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20 Q
robynraymer
Sep 20 02
2379 plays
28 Rossian and the Unicorn Tapestries
The official name for the 'Unicorn Tapestries' is 'The Hunt of the Unicorn'. You are invited to join me on a unicorn hunt. Each answer includes either 'uni' or 'corn' somewhere. Can you hunt down the answer?
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10 Q
rossian
Nov 13 09
186 plays
29 Chin Up
You will find the word "CHIN" in each of these words. I'll try to have a little fun with the information section too. All these questions are FITB, no worries though. Have fun!
Very Easy
10 Q
linkan
May 19 13
555 plays
30 'Ex-' Marks The Spot
The prefix 'ex' can have several different meanings(outside, away from, not or without) which come from Latin 'ex' meaning out of. Match definitions to correct 'ex' words. Etymologies from American Heritage Dictionary. Part of speech in parentheses.
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15 Q
jellow_10
Jul 01 00
3807 plays
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