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Trigrams (Posted on 2005-10-07) Difficulty: 4 of 5
The following groups of three letters, or "trigrams", can all be found
in one or more English words, obscure scientific terms not included.
Can you find a word for each of the ten?

(N.B. The trigrams may be at the beginning, middle, or end of a
word, but the letters must not be mixed or interspersed with others.
For example: KHS could be found in sheiKHS but not in bucKSHot or


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Solution Computer program search | Comment 24 of 36 |

BWA words: bwana, dumbwaiter, Ojibwa, subwarden, subwater, subway

CKK words: brickkiln, clockkeeper, jackknife, knickknack, lockkeeper, stockkeeper

DGM words: abridgment, acknowledgment, adjudgment, dislodgment, forejudgment, grudgment, judgment, ledgment, lodgment

GZW word: zugzwang  [the situation in a game of chess in which any move one can possibly make will lead to defeat]

KTH words: blackthorn, bookthief, breakthrough, buckthorn, packthread, pickthank

LCR words: fulcrum, malcreated, metalcraft, novelcraft, schoolcraft, shellcracker, spellcraft, velcro

OKK words: bookkeeper, raccoonnookkeeper, subbookkeeper  [The last two are notorious on "odd word" lists] 

TSC words: bortsch, catscratch, eightscore, ghostscript, kitsch, klatsch, nightscope, outscent, outscheme, outscold, outscoop, outscore, outscorn, outscour, outscream, postscript, putsch, setscrew, sportscast, streetscape

XII word: taxiing

ZWI words: buzzwig, zwinglianism

  Posted by Penny on 2005-10-08 00:03:20
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