Find the common first two letters for a set of four words.

Do this for three sets and form a new word with the resulting six letters.

Puzzle Word: ______

Puzzle 1:

2 letters that start the following words:

DefinitionCourteous in manners; polite; refined; elegant.__bane

DefinitionUrging; pressing; besetting; plying, with importunity; calling for immediate attention; instantly important.__gent

DefinitionA beautiful North American butterfly (Basilarchia, / Limenitis, astyanax). Its wings are nearly black with red and blue spots and blotches. Called also red-spotted purple.__sula

DefinitionAs much as an urn will hold; enough to fill an urn.__nful

Puzzle 2:

2 letters that start the following words:

Definitionprecedes two, or more, coordinate words or phrases, and is introductory to an alternative. It is correlative to or.__ther

DefinitionThe sum of eight times ten; eighty units or objects.__ghty

DefinitionThe quotient of a unit divided by eight; one of eight equal parts; an eighth part.__ghth

DefinitionSee Eking.__king

Puzzle 3:

2 letters that start the following words:

DefinitionFree from immodesty or obscenity; modest.__cent

DefinitionMeasure of advancement; quality; extent; as, tastes differ in kind as well as in degree.__gree

DefinitionTo laugh at with contempt; to laugh to scorn; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to mock; to scoff at.__ride

DefinitionTo cause to run off from the rails of a railroad, as a locomotive.__rail

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