Riddles 3

1. EASYPastel pastime;Blow your wad.A sphere and thenAgain, a blob.ANSWER: bubblegumBubblegum typically has a pastel color. After chewing a wad of bubblegum for a while you blow it into a spherical bubble. Quite soon, however, it pops, reverting to its original blob form.2. INTERMEDIATESharp edges will define it.When lost it often shows.Same is name for whole or part.Although it's dead it grows.ANSWER: the hair on one's headSharp edges, or scissors define the kind of haircut one gets. When a person loses their hair it is often noticeable. Both the individual strand and the collection of strands are called "hair." Although hair is dead (no living cells in it) it nonetheless grows.3. DIFFICULTWeight and bearing make impression.Stamped and textured. Line of flight.Wordless message. Vagrant vestige.Something followed. Surf-side sight.ANSWER: footprintsOne's weight and bearing (way of holding themselves) affect the print they make. Footprints are literally stamped into the soil and they have a definite texture. Footprints define a line of flight. A footprint is a wordless testament which says "a person was here." Vagrants leave footprints behind. Footprints are often followed. One can see footprints by the surf (often by looking behind them).

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