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Saturday Stumper #1

A weekend challenge for your entertainment: find two words that end in each of the letter sequences below.
The length of each word is indicated
Proper nouns (names, place names etc), not included
Last updated: November 21, 2016
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Word Ending
#
Answer
ngry
5
Angry
6
Hungry
oice
5
Voice
6
Choice
igy
6
Effigy
7
Prodigy
ntler
6
Antler
7
Gentler
Word Ending
#
Answer
ovel
6
Shovel
6
Grovel
rob
5
Carob
5
Throb
bbit
6
Rabbit
6
Hobbit
nesty
7
Amnesty
7
Honesty
Word Ending
#
Answer
riad
5
Triad
6
Myriad
rub
5
Scrub
5
Shrub
egy
5
Elegy
8
Strategy
sody
7
Prosody
8
Rhapsody
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level ∞
Nov 5, 2016
Tough but fair. Great quiz!
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level 61
Nov 5, 2016
Thanks!
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level 70
Nov 12, 2016
I nominate this one for a star :) (got 20; though prosody is such a factitious-sounding word I'll make a point of not knowing what it means)
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level 64
Nov 26, 2016
It's the study of intonation in phonetics.
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level 57
Sep 29, 2018
So is factitious itself, but then again that's the whole point.
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level 78
Nov 5, 2016
Great quiz. I got them all and you can't imagine how smart I feel right now. Thanks for giving me a perfect weekend.
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level 65
Nov 12, 2016
Why not eligible for points?!
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level ∞
Nov 19, 2016
Featured by popular demand!
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level 69
Nov 22, 2016
Woot! Thanks for promoting it, Quizmaster. And kiwirage: awesome job!
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level 67
Nov 12, 2016
Ribbit is also a 6-letter word that ends in bbit.
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level 67
Nov 12, 2016
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbit
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level 61
Nov 12, 2016
Rats. It's not a valid Scrabble word, which is where I sourced my answers. Nicely spotted though!
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level 70
Nov 26, 2016
Ribbit is indeed in the scrabble dictionary.
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level 61
Nov 26, 2016
It's not unanimously accepted across all Scrabble Dictionaries, unlike hobbit. SOWPODS, for example, which is used outside the US, does not accept it.
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level 65
Nov 12, 2016
Learned a new word today: Carob. Still have no clue what it means though...
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level 60
Nov 12, 2016
I believe it is imitation chocolate.
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level 71
Nov 13, 2016
Rather chocolate substitute. It's a tree long used for food, long before chocolate was known to Europe.
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level 79
Nov 12, 2016
Trovel ?
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level 61
Nov 12, 2016
What's a trovel?
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level 71
Nov 13, 2016
You probably mean trowel.
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level 79
Nov 19, 2016
Thanks. I do. I thought I checked it even. I had probably a blind moment as google corrects those things automagically too.
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level 12
Nov 12, 2016
What about novel?
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level 68
Nov 13, 2016
Novel has got five letters. Only 6-letter-words are being asked.
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level 80
Nov 21, 2016
I had the same trouble with cherub.
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level 61
Feb 12, 2017
D'oh! I didn't even notice the word length clue.
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level 67
Nov 26, 2016
No "noice"?! Australia isn't gonna be happy about this one.
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level 21
Nov 26, 2016
+1 :)
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level 58
Nov 27, 2016
LOL
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level 44
Oct 3, 2018
*Click*
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level 58
Nov 26, 2016
Got gentler but missed AMNESTY. Ok.
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level 57
Nov 26, 2016
Novel not accepted?
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level 34
Nov 26, 2016
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level 61
Nov 27, 2016
-2
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level 59
Nov 27, 2016
Like 'hovel', it's only 5 letters long.
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level 73
Nov 26, 2016
If hobbit is a word I think ribbit is a word
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level 69
Nov 27, 2016
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level 56
Nov 26, 2016
nice one. bit different. thanks
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level 43
Nov 26, 2016
Fun quiz!
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level 26
Nov 26, 2016
Oh, cmon! I tried 'ribbit' for the 'bbit' one and it was RABBIT. Seriously! Great quiz though!
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level 50
Nov 26, 2016
I had the word cariad stuck in my head... then remembered it was Welsh. Whoops? Loved this quiz though and kicked myself for not knowing some of them :D
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level 36
Jan 5, 2018
I tried cariad too!!
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level 42
Nov 26, 2016
Agree with quizmaster. Great quiz - quite difficult but makes you think :)
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level 77
Nov 26, 2016
BBIT was a tough one! I actually even went so far as to try NABBIT, like DAG NABBIT! ;)
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level 58
Nov 26, 2016
Technically, "ribbit" is a word.
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level 52
Nov 26, 2016
Great quiz! More, please!
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level 62
Nov 27, 2016
ughhh. i even tried "Bobbit" LOL
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level 58
Nov 27, 2016
Cool quiz. Got 19. Should have got 2 more.
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level 22
Nov 28, 2016
Didnt get them all but I loved the idea!
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level 67
Nov 28, 2016
Great quiz.
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level 52
Nov 28, 2016
What is a hobbit? :)
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level 63
Nov 28, 2016
Really - we're accepting "hobbit" as a word?
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level 74
Nov 28, 2016
Great quiz, Kiwirage. Really made me think. Hope to see more like it.
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level 26
Nov 29, 2016
You did not include novel.
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level 61
Nov 29, 2016
What a novel observation!
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level 49
Jan 5, 2018
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level 57
Jan 16, 2017
What about "drovel"
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level 61
Jan 16, 2017
I know the word 'drivel', but what is 'drovel'?
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level 69
Jan 5, 2018
Almost impossible when English isn't your native language :(
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level 36
Jan 5, 2018
I tried hangry before realising hungry was a more obvious choice :P
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level 57
Sep 29, 2018
Here's another "Hobbit's not a word" comment. 1) Not sure if if it's actually a proper noun. Maybe? 2) It's fictional, copyrighted by one person used in his storybooks. 3) Ribbit is copyright-free, in tons of books and common usage since who knows when. 4) Bobbit is a non-copyrighted verb meaning to cut off someone's
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