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A new kind of word game

  1. DzyMsLizzy profile image90
    DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago

    One of my favorite word games to pass time in places like waiting rooms, is to think up a fairly lengthy word, and see how many other words I can come up with using the letters in the original word.
    Last night, as I was struggling to fall asleep, I thought up a variation on that game, which is in effect, a reversal of the process.

    Think up a word; short or medium-length, and come up with another word whose letters would allow the formation of your starting word.  The rules remain the same:  if there is a double-letter in your starting word, there must also be at least two of that letter in the word you come up with.
    The only change is that it can be either a random re-arrangement of letters, or a simple anagram.

    For example:  start with "clear," and see that you can create that word out of the word "caller."
    or, "dear" can be an anagram form of "read or dare."

    Now, here's my word:
    ASPECT. 

    Reply with whatever word you find that would allow the formation of "aspect," and afterwards, I'll reveal what I came up with.  wink

    GO!

    1. calculus-geometry profile image86
      calculus-geometryposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      spectacle

    2. prosetrainee profile image59
      prosetraineeposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      aspect : your perception or views on topic?

  2. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image95
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 2 years ago

    Perspicacity

  3. The Examiner-1 profile image83
    The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago

    'spectator'

  4. DzyMsLizzy profile image90
    DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago

    (My word was 'plasticine.') wink

    But, oh, I like Glimmer Twin Fan's choice of "perspicacity."  What a great word.  She gets to choose the next word.....

  5. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image95
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 2 years ago

    Thanks DzyMsLizzy!  The word I choose is ANIMAL.

    1. chasmac profile image99
      chasmacposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      LAMINATE

      1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        "not ELIMINATABLE" (something that cannot be eliminated)

      2. DzyMsLizzy profile image90
        DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Deleted

        1. chasmac profile image99
          chasmacposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Deleted

          1. DzyMsLizzy profile image90
            DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Deleted

            1. chasmac profile image99
              chasmacposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Ah - no problem. Let's delete these posts too so we don't confuse anyone. Good game by the way.

    2. DzyMsLizzy profile image90
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      @ Glimmer Twin Fan--you also get to choose your favorite reply, and have whomever that may be choose the next word....  wink

    3. Jodah profile image85
      Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      MALIGNANT

  6. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image95
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 2 years ago

    Well - I guess it's my turn to pick and I'm going to have to go with chasmac and LAMINATE. That was the first one that came to my mind when I chose my word. 

    So now it's chasmac's turn to choose a word.

    1. prosetrainee profile image59
      prosetraineeposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      laminate/seal/protect


        Hi,



         My inspirational word of the day is: gratitude

    2. prosetrainee profile image59
      prosetraineeposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      laminate/seal/protect


        Hi,



         My inspirational word of the day is: gratitude

    3. prosetrainee profile image59
      prosetraineeposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Please reply to my hub, keyword: prosetrainee

    4. prosetrainee profile image59
      prosetraineeposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Please reply to my hub, keyword: prosetrainee

  7. chasmac profile image99
    chasmacposted 2 years ago

    Thanks Glimmer Twin Fan. My word is

    PETAL

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
      The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      STAPLER

      1. Jodah profile image85
        Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        PLASTER

  8. chasmac profile image99
    chasmacposted 2 years ago

    Too close to call - it has to be a coin toss. Heads it's stapler, tails it's plaster.

    And the winner is ... STAPLER

    The floor is yours Examiner

  9. The Examiner-1 profile image83
    The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago

    Nah...that one is too long.

    MODERATE

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image90
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Conglomerated

  10. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image95
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 2 years ago

    Denominator

  11. Jodah profile image85
    Jodahposted 2 years ago

    DEMONSTRATE

 
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