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    The Lost Consonant

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    Provide the missing consonants to reveal common words:

    a) - i - - - - i - e
    [img]/forums/images/smilies/cool.gif[/img] - i - - - o - -
    c) - i - - - a - - e -

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    What do these words have in common?

    ACCEDED
    CABBAGE
    DEFACED
    BAGGAGE
    EFFACED

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    What is this very common word?

    - - - -M T
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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    2# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Just a guess, as only contain letter a-g could it be words made up of letters that denote musical notes</font color=yellow></span hi>

    3# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>dreamt</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    Good grief, that was quick, and correct!
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    Re: The Lost Consonant

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    a) <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>nightlife</font color=yellow></span hi>
    [img]/forums/images/smilies/cool.gif[/img] <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>highmost</font color=yellow></span hi>
    c) <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>discharged</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    Just beat me to it, but different answers
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    a) <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>pinstripe</font color=yellow></span hi>
    [img]/forums/images/smilies/cool.gif[/img] <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>withhold</font color=yellow></span hi>
    c) <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>distracted</font color=yellow></span hi>

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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    I was way off! I thought the puzzle was about the lost consonant of Atlantis!

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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    Shouldn't that be the lost consonant of Atla_tis

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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    No that is the lost consonant from Atla_tis

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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    Brilliant, Stuart. Obviously correct but I have three other words.
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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    Good ones, but I have two different words. I'm mildly surprised at the number of solutions.
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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    I think we have been incontinent enough. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    How about <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #000000; font-weight: bold"><font color=yellow>Hitchhike, Signpost & Highlander</font color=yellow></span hi>

    I'm sure there are quite a few more possibilities.

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    Re: The Lost Consonant

    All but one of my original words have been posted. I am extremely impressed with the contributors' lexicographical skills.
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