Tuesday, 15 January 2008

Kangaroo Words

A kangaroo word is a word that contains letters of another word, in order, with the same meaning. For example: the word masculine contains the word male, which is a synonym of the first word; similarly, the word observe contains its synonym see. From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangaroo_word

The kangaroo word illuminated contains the synonym lit among its letters. Similarly exists hides the word is. From http://www.askoxford.com/wordgames/wordchallenge/kangaroo

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