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Orrex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 01:03 AM
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Words that change their meaning by adding one letter to the beginning or end?
stamped --> stampede
cares --> caress
needles --> needless


Others? For the sake of interest, let's avoid simple opposites such as typical/atypical.
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petronius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 01:07 AM
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1. die --> diet (nt)
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Petrushka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 01:58 AM
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2. dim - dime --- sit - site --- star - start --- spur -- spurt --- spat - spate --- cod - code ---
Edited on Sun Aug-23-09 02:01 AM by Petrushka
snip - snipe --- not - note --- plain - plaint


car - care - cares - caress
car - cart - carte - carter


car - scar - scare
car - scar - scarf


Edited to add:
Oops . . . methinks sit & site can mean pretty much the same thing!


:blush:
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LostInAnomie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 01:59 AM
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3. fart --> farty
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quakerboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 03:05 AM
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4. a progression- he-the-then-they-thew-them,
Edited on Sun Aug-23-09 03:06 AM by quakerboy
tea-tear-team
live-olive-liver
nave-navel-knave-navew(a type of turnip, I believe)
dog-doge
hit-shit,
pen-open
lean-clean
pit-pita-spit
car-care-card-cart-scar-carp
tin-tine
pain-paint
not-shot


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quakerboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 03:08 AM
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5. a-at-ate-late-slate
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Whoa_Nelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 03:19 AM
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6. lick ~~~~> Slick
Edited on Sun Aug-23-09 03:20 AM by Whoa_Nelly
Slick Lick

kinda like that... :P

ummmm...for deer, of course!






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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 03:20 AM
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7. cut-cute cute-acute
mat-mate mote-emote :hi:
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