School-Safe Puzzle Games

Like Words

The word in the middle has the same meaning as the words that flank it. Try to figure it out for each of these!

GERM [ B _ _ ] DEFECT

FAIR [ J _ _ T ] BARELY

TIE [  _ _ _ W ] SKETCH

FRAGILE  [ F _ _ _   ] TOP-NOTCH

FOUL [ B _ _ _ ] GROUND

LEAN [ L _ _ _ ] DETAIL

How many can you figure out? Answers can be entered in the comment section below-but won’t unmask until Thursday

13 Comments to “Like Words”


  1. bobg | Profile

    The first computer bug is thought to be a real living bug!


    Though the just judge just arrived, he was late, but only just.


    I’ll draw the last moment of the draw.


    Thats very fine fine china.


    only a base person would mix a base with an acid!


    Quick! List the reasons the ship is listing!


  2. hex | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

    bug
    just
    draw
    fine
    base
    list


  3. joe | Profile

    BUG
    JUST
    DRAW
    FINE
    BASE
    LIST


  4. suineg | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

    I will try this one:

    BUG
    JUST
    DRAW
    FINE
    BASE
    LIST


  5. Shawn | PUZZLE GRANDMASTER | Profile

    BUG
    JUST
    DRAW
    FINE
    BASE
    LIST


  6. Bobo The Bear | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

    GERM [BUG] DEFECT
    FAIR [JUST] BARELY
    TIE [DRAW] SKETCH
    FRAGILE [FINE] TOP-NOTCH
    FOUL [BASE] GROUND
    LEAN [LIST] DETAIL


  7. kasabubu | Profile

    bug
    just
    draw
    fine
    base
    love


  8. Falwan | Profile

    GERM [ B U G ] DEFECT


    FAIR [ J U S T ] BARELY


    TIE [ D R A W ] SKETCH


    FRAGILE [ F I N E ] TOP-NOTCH


    …and with the help of a friend, I got these:


    FOUL [ B A S E ] GROUND


    LEAN [ L I S T ] DETAIL


  9. amboutwe | PUZZLE MASTER | Profile

    Bug
    Just
    Draw
    Fine
    Base
    List


  10. engjs1960 | Profile

    bug, just, draw, fine, base, list


  11. DoodleFish | Profile

    GERM [ BUG ] DEFECT


    FAIR [ JUST ] BARELY


    TIE [ DRAW ] SKETCH


    FRAGILE [ FINE ] TOP-NOTCH


    FOUL [ BASE ] GROUND


    LEAN [ LIST ] DETAIL


  12. cheddarmelt | Profile

    Bug
    Just
    Draw
    Fine
    Base
    List


  13. Falwan | Profile

    @ bobg :


    great way to use those words with a bit of magical rhetoric…


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