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What is a perfect word

  1. Sep 10, 2003 #1
    A PERFECT WORD is a word in which ANY one letter could be replaced by another letter to form another word.

    An example of a 4-letter Perfect Word is CAST because C could be replaced by L to form LAST or A by O to form COST, or S by R to form CART, and T by E to form CASE.

    For a point : Give a 6-letter Perfect Word.
     
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  3. Sep 10, 2003 #2
    paster
    master
    poster
    palter
    passer
    pastor
    pastel
     
  4. Sep 10, 2003 #3
    Robert, I'll give you another point if you can give me a seven letter perfect word. :smile:
     
  5. Sep 10, 2003 #4
    Greg, I can't come up with a seven letter word. Why don't you open it up to the rest of the gang.
     
  6. Sep 11, 2003 #5

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    pasters
    masters
    posters
    palters
    passers
    pastors
    pastels
    pastern (part of a horse's leg)
     
  7. Sep 12, 2003 #6

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    *cough*

    ahem (clears throat)

    Greg, are you paltering by any chance?
     
  8. Sep 12, 2003 #7
    haha, point for marcus and robert!
     
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