Shortened Words Quiz
June 1976

“Shortened Words Quiz,” Friend, June 1976, 23

Shortened Words Quiz

By taking two letters out of the words listed below, you can make two or more shorter ones without changing the order of the remaining letters.

a. tablet

b. shiny

c. sweater

d. hatching

e. shoulder

f. purpose


  • (a) tale, able; (b) sin, shy; (c) water, sweat, swear; (d) hating, aching; (e) holder, soldier; (f) prose, purse.