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Give a letter, take a letter

=Samatar
05/06/12 4:25 AM GMT
Let's give this one a try: create a new word by adding one letter, taking one letter or changing one letter within the previous word.

(Have we done this one before?)

EG: Word -> cord -> core -> ore -> ogre etc.

First word is

"Plate"
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::LynEve
06/26/17 3:21 AM GMT
Shirty
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.Constance52347
06/26/17 3:57 AM GMT
Shorty
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+purmusic
06/26/17 6:18 AM GMT
Shorten

Changed the Y to an E, and added an N.
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::LynEve
06/26/17 10:13 AM GMT
Chortle

Changed S to C, added L and dropped N
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=Samatar
06/26/17 10:53 AM GMT
Hurtle
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::Tootles
06/26/17 12:28 AM GMT
Turtle
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.Constance52347
06/27/17 6:21 AM GMT
awww love turtles...

Tattle

Changed the U to A; dropped the R; Added T.
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::LynEve
06/27/17 9:30 AM GMT
Tittle
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+purmusic
06/27/17 1:41 PM GMT
Titular.. nope.


Settle

Changed the T to an S, dropped the I and added an E.
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::LynEve
06/27/17 1:43 PM GMT
Fettle
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::Tootles
06/27/17 1:43 PM GMT
Mettle
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+purmusic
06/27/17 7:14 PM GMT
Pestle

Changed the M to a P, dropped the T and added an S.
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::Tootles
06/27/17 9:53 PM GMT
Pests
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.Constance52347
06/27/17 10:37 PM GMT
Rests (coasting here)
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=Samatar
06/27/17 11:45 PM GMT
Eats

And a bonus for Connie:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoOWQDQ-lEw
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.Constance52347
06/28/17 12:58 AM GMT
(the vid is so cute!! I had a small pet turtle in college that took the hour trip home on the bus, back and forth with me between terms...I kept him hidden. Now turtles are illegal to own. :( ....)

Beats
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::LynEve
06/28/17 12:20 AM GMT
Bleats
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+purmusic
06/28/17 12:45 AM GMT
Leaves

Dropped the B, changed the T to a V and added an E.
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.Constance52347
06/29/17 2:42 AM GMT
Leases
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=Samatar
06/29/17 2:46 AM GMT
Easel
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::LynEve
06/29/17 6:37 AM GMT
Weasel
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+purmusic
06/29/17 10:12 PM GMT
Wasted

Dropped the E, added a T and changed the L to a D.
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.Constance52347
06/30/17 2:55 AM GMT
Wanted
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+purmusic
06/30/17 3:42 AM GMT
Taunted

Changed the W to a T, and added a U.
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::LynEve
06/30/17 5:27 AM GMT
Flaunted
Changed T to F and added L
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+purmusic
06/30/17 10:14 AM GMT
Flounced

Changed the A to an O, dropped the T and added a C.
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::LynEve
06/30/17 1:02 PM GMT
Pounced
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+purmusic
06/30/17 5:52 PM GMT
Sourced

Changed the P to an S, dropped the N and added an R.
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::LynEve
06/30/17 9:41 PM GMT
Forced

Changed C to F and dropped the H
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+purmusic
07/01/17 3:04 PM GMT
Forest

Dropped the C, added an S and changed the D to a T.
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::LynEve
07/02/17 7:24 AM GMT
Modest

Dropped the F added M changed R to D
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+purmusic
07/02/17 2:04 PM GMT
Modern

Changed the S to an R, dropped the T and added an N.
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::Constance52347
07/03/17 7:27 AM GMT
Fodder

Changed the M to F; added D; dropped the N.
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::LynEve
07/03/17 9:43 AM GMT
Polder

Changed F to P, dropped D, added L
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=Samatar
07/04/17 1:30 AM GMT
Powder
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::Constance52347
07/04/17 1:19 PM GMT
Louder

Changed the P to L, dropped the W, added U.
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::Tootles
07/05/17 12:31 AM GMT
Cloudy

Add C; change E to Y; drop R.
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+purmusic
07/05/17 5:39 PM GMT
Clout

Changed the D to a T and dropped the Y.
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::Constance52347
07/06/17 12:06 AM GMT
Flout
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::LynEve
07/06/17 6:28 AM GMT
Flaunt

Changed O to A, added N
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::Tootles
07/06/17 1:56 PM GMT
Fount

Drop L, change A to O.
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+purmusic
07/06/17 5:13 PM GMT
Found

Changed the T to a D.
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::Constance52347
07/06/17 11:07 PM GMT
Hound
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+purmusic
07/07/17 10:43 AM GMT
Hominid.. nutz.


Honed

Dropped the U, and added an E.
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::LynEve
07/07/17 1:07 PM GMT
Honey
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+purmusic
07/08/17 5:16 PM GMT
Thorny.. nope, getting ahead of myself.


Phoned

Added a P, dropped the Y and added a D.
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::Constance52347
07/08/17 7:16 PM GMT
Phoney
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::LynEve
07/08/17 11:57 PM GMT
Money
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::Constance52347
07/09/17 2:34 AM GMT
Loony

Changed the M to L; added O; dropped the E.
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+purmusic
07/09/17 12:22 AM GMT
Loose

Changed the N to an S, dropped the Y and added an E.
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::LynEve
07/09/17 1:29 PM GMT
Goose
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::Tootles
07/09/17 2:45 PM GMT
Moose
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+purmusic
07/09/17 4:41 PM GMT
Morse

Changed the O to an R.
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::Constance52347
07/11/17 11:53 PM GMT
Morose
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+purmusic
07/12/17 2:42 AM GMT
Oooh, and so close.. verbose.


Porous

Changed the M to a P, added a U and dropped the E.

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::Constance52347
07/14/17 5:23 AM GMT
Amorous

Changed the P to A; added M.
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+purmusic
07/15/17 6:10 PM GMT
Aphorous.. nutz, my pea brain was convinced that was a word.

Erhm..

Amorphous.. yep, it's a word.. but.. nope.


Arborous

Changed the M to an R and added a B.
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::Constance52347
07/16/17 9:31 PM GMT
Rigorous

Dropped the A; added I; changed the B to G.
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+purmusic
08/31/17 4:19 PM GMT
DoH!

A soft ball right across the plate..


Vigorous

Changed the R to a V.
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.Tootles
08/31/17 5:35 PM GMT
Viperous

Changed G to P; dropped O; added E... looked pleased with self.
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+purmusic
08/31/17 11:32 PM GMT
Vociferous.

Nope.

Maybe..


Hideous.

Changed the V to an H.. erhm, that's a nope, too.

Hang on..

(*frantically googles 'cause he is dumb, but, determined*)

... ...

Didn't need google, after all. To confirm, yes.. but.. came up with..

Operous

Dropped the V and changed the I to an O.
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=Samatar
09/01/17 3:44 AM GMT
Operas

Removed O, changed U to A.

Could almost have done "Opera house"...
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::LynEve
09/01/17 7:04 AM GMT
Operate

Changed S to T and added E
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.Tootles
09/01/17 11:05 AM GMT
Almost out of time today, so I have to be lazy and put...

Operator

Changed E to O; added R
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+purmusic
09/01/17 12:36 AM GMT
Operation

Added an I, and changed the R to an N.
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.Tootles
09/02/17 10:36 AM GMT
I've been thinking for a while that recuperation would be nice, but probably not possible.

Moderation

Added M; changed P to D
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+purmusic
09/02/17 1:03 PM GMT
ooOOoo.. recuperative. Good good one.


Thought 'operative' might show up.. but, guess what?

It still works now.


Moderative

Changed the O to a V, dropped the N and added an E.
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=Samatar
09/03/17 12:04 AM GMT
Operative

Just for you, Les.
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+purmusic
09/03/17 12:28 AM GMT
:oD

Vituperative

So.. so.. sooooooo.. not even close. But, had to post that word as it popped into my pea brain for inexplicable reasons.


For realz, this time..

Putative

... ...

Nutz.

One more time..


Imperative

Added an I, and changed the O to an M.
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.Tootles
09/03/17 10:49 AM GMT
Inoperative

(she said, uncooperatively).

Changed M to N; added O.
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+purmusic
09/03/17 12:11 AM GMT
Inoperable

Changed the T to a B..

:o|


Brain hoits.

I'll be back..
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.Tootles
09/03/17 6:38 PM GMT
Cooperative

('Recuperative' may be in reach eventually??)

Changed I to C; dropped N; added O.
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+purmusic
09/04/17 12:36 AM GMT
My brain, at the moment.. can't see the path to 'recuperative' from where we are at?

... ...

Too bad this isn't like playing horseshoes. At least, that way.. would get something for the near misses/close stuff. Like..

Conservative

One more time.. and I wonder..

Conspirative

Nope.

And..

Yep.. doing the "I'll be back.. brain hoits" thing again.



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::LynEve
09/04/17 12:54 AM GMT
Cooperation

Changed V to O
Dropped E and added N
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.Tootles
09/04/17 2:37 PM GMT
(Gives up her recuperation dream with a sigh).

Corporation

Changed O to R; dropped E and added O instead.
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+purmusic
09/05/17 11:23 AM GMT
Gettin' a strong sense of deja vu.. that we've been here before..

(*looks up thread*)

Mebbe not.

Right, so..


Corporatism

Dropped the O, added an S and changed the N to an M.
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::LynEve
09/05/17 12:31 AM GMT
Corporatist

Changed M to T
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.Tootles
09/05/17 2:29 PM GMT
I don't have the energy for this yet. Maybe later at night?
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+purmusic
09/05/17 7:44 PM GMT
(*checks the number of spoons he has left*)

Down to just butter knives again.

However.. gonna give the ol' college effort..


Holy crapperz, lol.. scraping the barrel.. but, there's an easy one..


Corporalist

(Note: Decided to forgo linking to the "Dictionary of sexual terms" for the definition. The word itself and respective definition are the same, but, other words listed are not exactly SFW.)

Changed the T to an L.
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.Tootles
09/05/17 9:34 PM GMT
Oh.... and I took it for granted it had something to do with big business.

I have more than butter knives... just need a little time, I think.
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.Tootles
09/05/17 9:55 PM GMT
Corporealise

Added E; changed T to E.

It has quite a nice meaning, even if the word itself is less than pretty.
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+purmusic
09/06/17 4:44 AM GMT
Well.. I can't.

Not now, anyways. Not in my current mental state.

Be back..
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::LynEve
09/07/17 12:31 AM GMT
Corporeality

Changed S to T dropped E and added Y
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.Tootles
09/07/17 4:07 PM GMT
Corporeally

Changed I to L; dropped T.
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::LynEve
09/08/17 2:09 PM GMT
Corporeity

changed A to I, changed L to T and dropped the next L
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.Tootles
09/13/17 12:07 AM GMT
I've just realized -- we can't change two letters in one go, unfortunately... but can 'change one, add one, take one away'.

I suggest:

Corporally

(Dropped the E)
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.Tootles
09/13/17 12:09 AM GMT
Corporals

Dropped an L; changed Y to S.

My brain always seizes up playing this game!
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.Tootles
09/13/17 12:14 AM GMT
Corporal

Dropped S
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.Tootles
09/13/17 12:14 AM GMT
Corpora

Dropped L

(I'm peeling off all the layers here!)
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.Tootles
09/13/17 12:16 AM GMT
Comport

Changed R to M; dropped A; added T

(Probably time to drop out of Night Owl mode and get some sleep).
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::LynEve
09/13/17 12:51 AM GMT
Comfort
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.Tootles
09/14/17 10:22 PM GMT
Comforts
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+purmusic
09/24/17 8:00 PM GMT
Contorts

Changed the M to N, dropped the F and added a T.
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.Tootles
09/24/17 9:45 PM GMT
(Face contorts, trying to think of a new word that works.... not getting anything).

Oh, I know... consorts!

T changed to S.
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::LynEve
09/25/17 1:48 AM GMT
Consorted

changed s to e, added d
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+purmusic
09/25/17 2:14 AM GMT
Consulted

Changed the O to a U, dropped the R and added an L.
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::LynEve
09/25/17 11:59 AM GMT
Insulted

Dropped the C, changed O to I
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+purmusic
09/25/17 8:26 PM GMT
Resulted

Changed the I to an R, dropped the N and added an E.
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::LynEve
09/27/17 10:25 AM GMT
Resumed

dropped the L and changed t to M
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+purmusic
09/27/17 10:23 PM GMT
Taking the path of least mental resistance with this offering..


Presumed.

Added a P.
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