A new kind of word game

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  1. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
    DzyMsLizzyposted 4 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. profile image0
      calculus-geometryposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      spectacle

    2. prosetrainee profile image60
      prosetraineeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      aspect : your perception or views on topic?

  2. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image97
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 4 years ago

    Perspicacity

  3. The Examiner-1 profile image71
    The Examiner-1posted 4 years ago

    'spectator'

  4. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
    DzyMsLizzyposted 4 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 image97
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 4 years ago

    Thanks DzyMsLizzy!  The word I choose is ANIMAL.

    1. chasmac profile image95
      chasmacposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      LAMINATE

      1. The Examiner-1 profile image71
        The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        "not ELIMINATABLE" (something that cannot be eliminated)

      2. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
        DzyMsLizzyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        Deleted

        1. chasmac profile image95
          chasmacposted 4 years agoin reply to this

          Deleted

          1. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
            DzyMsLizzyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

            Deleted

            1. chasmac profile image95
              chasmacposted 4 years agoin 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 image95
      DzyMsLizzyposted 4 years agoin 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 image89
      Jodahposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      MALIGNANT

  6. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image97
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 4 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 image60
      prosetraineeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      laminate/seal/protect


        Hi,



         My inspirational word of the day is: gratitude

    2. prosetrainee profile image60
      prosetraineeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      laminate/seal/protect


        Hi,



         My inspirational word of the day is: gratitude

    3. prosetrainee profile image60
      prosetraineeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Please reply to my hub, keyword: prosetrainee

    4. prosetrainee profile image60
      prosetraineeposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Please reply to my hub, keyword: prosetrainee

  7. chasmac profile image95
    chasmacposted 4 years ago

    Thanks Glimmer Twin Fan. My word is

    PETAL

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image71
      The Examiner-1posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      STAPLER

      1. Jodah profile image89
        Jodahposted 4 years agoin reply to this

        PLASTER

  8. chasmac profile image95
    chasmacposted 4 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 image71
    The Examiner-1posted 4 years ago

    Nah...that one is too long.

    MODERATE

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image95
      DzyMsLizzyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Conglomerated

  10. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image97
    Glimmer Twin Fanposted 4 years ago

    Denominator

  11. Jodah profile image89
    Jodahposted 4 years ago

    DEMONSTRATE

 
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