The Logophile Language Puzzler: Rain, Reign, or Rein?

Try these language puzzles.

Assortment of letter blocks

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  1. Rebecca had free ______ to decorate her room in any way she wanted.
    1. rain
    2. reign
    3. rein
  2. Augustus is studying to become a lapidary because he hopes to make a living
    1. raising butterflies.
    2. making cheese.
    3. crafting jewelry.
  3. What characteristic is shared by incorrect, topple, privilege, and left?

Answers:

1) c

2) c

3) Each word is an antonym of right.

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