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Quickword No. 28 : Do you know ‘snare’ (6 letters), and ‘better’ (3 letters)?
Quickword No. 28
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Second-hand.
And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots. Isaiah 11:1
Gospel author, son of Levi, known for recording the Parable of the Ten Virgins. The Parable of the Ten Virgins
Break violently into fragments.
Better, surpass.
Prophet from the 8th century BC, who wrote “let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.” Read
Greatest, most extreme.
Snare.
Grief.
Regular beat or pattern of sounds.
Snow White’s seven friends.
Male ferret, partner to a jill.

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