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What is called " Kangaroo" words ?

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 01 Oct '10 12:15 pm
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A playful term for a word that carries within it a synonym of itself--such as regulate (rule), indolent (idle), and encourage (urge). The synonym (called a joey) should be the same part of speech as the kangaroo word and its letters should appear in order.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 01 Oct '10 12:18 pm

 
  
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Male kangaroos are called bucks, boomers, jacks, or old men; females are does ..... symbols of Australia | Words and phrases of Australian Aboriginal origin
Answered by Oberoi, 01 Oct '10 12:16 pm

 
  
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Who can jump high
Answered by santosh mohapatra, 01 Oct '10 12:16 pm

 
  
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