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    Put in a Good Word for Me - 8

    Put in a Good Word for Me - 8

    I will be away for a week,
    so I'll leave you with this last hardest one.



    Find a common property shared by the 24 words in the list.
    Then insert the first word into its proper place in the list.


    Warning: This one does not depend on preceding words.
    The common property is in the words themselves.



    15. DUTY

    herd
    rule
    foal
    pare
    clan
    rile
    real
    user
    pant
    fair
    deft
    coma
    mice
    flat
    male
    roue
    fist
    vial
    pond
    noel
    seer
    maim
    boar
    doer


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    Hint for "Good Word - 15"

    Hint for "Good Word - 15


    Had a typo in one word . . . Sorry!

    Spoiler:
    They are all four-letter words.

    Can we drop a letter and make them all three-letter words?

    Or . . .



    Find a common property shared by the 24 words in the list.
    Then insert the first word into its proper place in the list.


    Warning: This one does not depend on preceding words.
    The common property is in the words themselves.



    15. DUTY

    herd
    rule
    foal
    pare
    clan
    rile
    real
    user
    pant
    fair
    deft
    coma
    mice
    flat
    male
    roue
    fist
    vial
    pond
    noel
    seer
    maim
    boar
    doer


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    Quote Originally Posted by Soroban View Post
    Put in a Good Word for Me - 8





    I will be away for a week,
    so I'll leave you with this last hardest one.


    Find a common property shared by the 24 words in the list.
    Then insert the first word into its proper place in the list.


    Warning: This one does not depend on preceding words.
    The common property is in the words themselves.


    15. DUTY

    herd
    rule
    foal
    pare
    clan
    rile
    real
    user
    pant
    fair
    deft
    coma
    mice
    flat
    male
    roue
    fist
    vial
    pond
    noel
    seer
    maim
    boar
    doer

    I finally figured this one out earlier today but am just now responding. This one was really tough.

    The special property is
    Spoiler:
    Add a single letter in the middle(in alphabetically order) to make a new word


    Here they are:

    Spoiler:

    heard
    ruble
    focal
    padre
    clean
    rifle
    regal
    usher
    paint
    fakir
    delft
    comma
    mince
    float
    maple
    roque
    first
    dusty
    vital
    pound
    novel
    sewer
    maxim
    boyar
    dozer
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    Hello, masters!

    You got them all! . . . Outstanding work!

    Isn't that an amazing theme?
    Just imagine doing that for 25 of the letters.
    . . (Only the J was omitted.)

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