Magazine article Word Ways

Kamchatka Words-Part 1

Magazine article Word Ways

Kamchatka Words-Part 1

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The uppercase Cyrillic alphabet includes twelve symbols that are visually quite similar to counterparts in our Latin alphabet: A, B, C, E, H, K, M, O, P, T, X, and Y. English words that are spelled using these and only these letters are hereinafter dubbed kamchatka words, named for an eastern Russian peninsula. Note that KAMCHATKA is one such! Identify the twenty kamchatka words for which clues and lengths have been provided below. Make every ATTEMPT to achieve a perfect score as you COMPETE in this vocabulary quiz.

1. abstain in protest (7)

2. keyboard composition (7)

3. type of case (7)

4. swift-running cat (7)

5. understanding of another's feelings (7)

6. something used to prevent slips (7)

7. mimic (7)

8. tomahawk (7)

9. extinct hairy elephant (7)

10. assemblage of recipes (8)

11. …

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