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Life of E's

2 September, 2014

When it comes to cluing words with only E as their vowel, you are defenceless. Beseech all you like, but so many standard recipes are out of reach. Anagrams sputter. While charades can struggle too. You often need to turn to puns, or something just as extreme

Let’s see who shows the keenest strength by crafting clues for these seven – or any lengthy word list in this E-list. As you’ll come to realise, inventing wordplay for all-E entries can be helter-skelter.

BEEKEEPER
EMBEZZLED
GENTLEMEN
HELPLESSNESS
NEVERTHELESS
PRETZEL
STRENGTHEN

Pleez freshly render these, or any other lengthy E-term here.

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