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Pyramid Puzzle #5

Beginning with the letter 'A' at the top of the pyramid, descend one word at a time to reach a 12-letter word at the bottom.
Each word in the pyramid contains all the letters of the word directly above it, plus one extra letter revealed on the right.
Answers must correspond to the yellow box.
If you liked this puzzle, you can try the previous puzzle here (Pyramid Puzzle #4)
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: May 18, 2016
First submittedNovember 26, 2014
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Pyramid
 
Definition
A
 
+
Father
PA
 
P
Faucet
TAP
 
T
Enthralled
RAPT
 
R
Pig-like mammal
TAPIR
 
I
Sea villain
PIRATE
 
E
Walk wearily
TRAIPSE
 
S
Artists
PAINTERS
 
N
Treat like a child (Brit.)
PATRONISE
 
O
Hospital procedures
OPERATIONS
 
O
Steinway grands, eg.
PIANOFORTES
 
F
Holes made by boring
PERFORATIONS
 
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level 66
Nov 26, 2014
Walk wearily is not "airstep"? :(
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level 63
Nov 26, 2014
It would be worth noting in the instructions that you use british spellings.
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level 51
Jun 7, 2015
I agree that you should note that you use British spellings. It's not just for Americans- many other nationalities learn American English.