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    Floored Vocabulary

    I found this one which quite amused me. They are alleged responses to a vocabulary test. Can you work out the original words?

    1. A constantly roaming individual who is never angry (5).

    2. A guy who wears a Scottish cap (9).

    3. A cursed strongbox (9).

    4. Falsely causing sweat (9).

    5. Very small plants & animals in an area (5).

    6. To put back into sets of two (6).

    7. The right to drop anchor (8).

    8. To drug an encased explosive (8).

    9. An animal that excretes a fluid used in some writing tools (4).

    10. The desire of an ill-tempered woman (8).

    11. An insect that makes prolonged musical sounds (6).

    12. To simultaneously avoid & pursue (5).

    13. To shoot at someone from the bushes (9).

    14. A fish that tastes like an onion (7).

    15. To get back in bed (5).

    16. Someone from planet Trif (8).

    17. The helmet that is worn by riot police (6).

    18. The amount, but in pennies only (7).

    19. To construct a hill of sand (8).

    20. A friend of two friends (5).
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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    I have one guess (so far)

    9 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Mink</span hide>

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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    That was quick off the mark, Tony, and, of course, correct.
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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    6 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Repair</span hide>

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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    Yep!
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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    The method for number 6 is similar to number 15 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Relay</span hide>

    I like this one (but I am struggling now) <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    But not for long, I'm sure. <img src=/S/clever.gif border=0 alt=clever width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    16: <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Trifling</span hide>

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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    A mere bagatelle. <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    11 <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Humbug</span hide>

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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    Well done, Ebenezer. Is it Christmas already?
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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    1) <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> nomad </span hide>

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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    Hi Brett,

    <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    10: <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Shrewish</span hide>

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    Re: Floored Vocabulary

    Correct, Leif. I thought that one was quite difficult.
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