Literacy

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Small talk:

Here's a smorgasbord of words, all beginning with the same two letters, useful to impress your friends in casual conversation. Can you match the words to the definitions?

1) smaragdine

2) smectic

3) smickering

4) smytrie

5) smurry

a) An amorous inclination.

b) Pertaining to very fine, misty rain.

c) Having an intermediate state between solid and liquid.

d) Emerald-green coloured

e) A collection of small things

(Answers tomorrow)

Friday's answers:

1) Michael Portillo; 2) Salman Rushdie; 3) Paul Gascoigne; 4) His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh; 5) Shimon Peres.

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