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    Cryptic Antonyms

    Change one letter in each word below, to create a pair of antonyms.

    EG:. NAMED, CLOTTED yields the antonyms NAKED, CLOTHED



    #1. RULE, POLICE

    #2. EXPEND, SHRINE

    #3. SPILL, MOWING

    #4. DONOR, SHAVE

    #5. RELAY, LIGHTEN

    #6. NAIVE, REQUITE

    #7. ABUSE, BONE

    #8. RAG, CHOKED
    "English is the most ambiguous language in the world." ~ Yours Truly, 1969

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmm4444bot View Post
    change one letter in each word below, to create a pair of antonyms.

    Eg:. named, clotted yields the antonyms naked, clothed



    #1. rule, police

    #2. expend, shrine

    #3. spill, mowing

    #4. donor, shave

    #5. relay, lighten

    #6. naive, requite

    #7. abuse, bone

    #8. rag, choked
    #1 rude, polite
    #2 expand, shrink
    #3 still, moving
    #4 honor, shame

    #5 relax, lighten
    #6 waive, require
    #7 amuse, bore
    #8 raw, cooked
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    Heavens to Murgatroyd!!

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    The hairy cat is back on prowl again......
    “... mathematics is only the art of saying the same thing in different words” - B. Russell

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry_the_cat View Post
    #1 rude, polite
    #2 expand, shrink
    #3 still, moving
    #4 honor, shame
    #5 relax, lighten
    #6 waive, require
    #7 amuse, bore
    #8 raw, cooked
    Good job!

    By the way, watch out for Denis in his active rocking chair, as you stroll around the place.
    "English is the most ambiguous language in the world." ~ Yours Truly, 1969

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    Quote Originally Posted by Denis View Post
    R dee r dee r dee r r r r.......
    Ouch! I'm on the run now!!

    "English is the most ambiguous language in the world." ~ Yours Truly, 1969

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmm4444bot View Post
    Ouch! I'm on the run now!!

    Thanks for the idea mmm. See my new signature!
    Heavens to Murgatroyd!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry_the_cat View Post
    … See my new signature!
    You Snagglepuss, you!

    Nice to have you back; seen any good crypts, lately?

    Snagglepuss.jpg
    "English is the most ambiguous language in the world." ~ Yours Truly, 1969

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