Puzzle/ 20 May 09

priyad's Avatar
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What do the following words have in common?

ADAM CLAIM GALL BUOY FOND RAMP
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xpi0t0s's Avatar, Join Date: Aug 2004
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They're all in capital letters.
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Mridula's Avatar, Join Date: Mar 2008
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The word "Base" or "cause" for something, is common for all these.

like FOND - is the base of many classic pan sauces
CLAIM - base for demanding something
GALL - base of annoyance etc



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mridula
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xpi0t0s's Avatar, Join Date: Aug 2004
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heh Mridula - you're closer than you think....
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shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xpi0t0s View Post
They're all in capital letters.
I even thought ad of adding that
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priyad's Avatar
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@ Mridula, nice try.

any more guesses guys?
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Mridula's Avatar, Join Date: Mar 2008
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All can be added at the end with "ant" to make a proper word

like FONDANT, BOUYANT, ADAMANT etc

Mridula
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whoa! Mridula, thats the perfect answer! congrats