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Contradiction by erasure (Posted on 2019-01-02) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A 5-letter word, related to slow speed, becomes fast if you erase its last letter.

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  Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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The words are contradictory only if they “stand alone” - in this puzzle LENTO (from Italian) is used in music as a direction to play in slow tempo while LENT denotes a Christian fast of repentance; it occurs yearly from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday - 40 days

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A baroque answerarmando2019-01-03 17:43:34
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