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Each of the following sentences contains clues to a set of three words that are spelled the same, except for one letter (each sentence describes a different set). Example: malt, melt, molt.

1) Instead of buying one baked good at the restaurant, Mark bought a whole box.

2) Do not decline to prove the falseness of the necessity of a shelter.

3) Neil loves to brag about how he killed the animal with an explosion.

4) The uncommon rabbit should not challenge the common tortoise.


cake = baked good
cafe = restaurant
case = box

refuse = decline
refute = prove the falseness of
refuge = shelter

boast = brag
beast = animal blast = explosion


rare = uncommon
hare = rabbit
dare = challenge

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