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Riddle:

Endlessly, I hunger, Lazily, I sleep. Murderous, I thunder, Desires, I do seek. Hoarding countless treasures, so my stature I retain, Envious of others whose feet on Earth remain. What am I?

Answer:

"The Seven Deadly Sins" - Reasoning: Each sentence structure portrays one of the seven deadly sins from Christian theology, with the exception of the final 5 words. In order according to the riddle, these are; gluttony, sloth, wrath, lust, greed, pride and envy. The final 5 words, "whose feet on Earth remain", act in conjunction with the section on envy, demonstrating the perspective of a sinner in hell, who is envious of those still alive, and thus can still repent for their sins in order to enter Heaven.

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Riddle:

I have one eye but cannot see. No teeth, and yet I bite. My voice can whisper softly or can keep you up all night. P.S. This riddle is meant to be heard, not read. As such, please read it aloud and figure it out from there, to grasp the answer. What am I?

Answer:

"Wind" - Reasoning: "Eye" sounds like "i", and the fact that the answer "cannot see" hints that this is the case. Wind, especially high wind, can feel biting, and in literature, the wind is often said to bring a "biting cold", or similar. The voice of the wind is depicted as being quiet or loud, depending on how strong the wind is. Loud winds are often associated with keeping people up during the night.

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Riddle:

My veins of green may go unseen, Til on the ground I lay around. What am I?

Answer:

"Leaves" - Reasoning: Leaves contain veins to transport water through the leaf, and as people would need to be up close to see them. Hence, these veins go unseen as they spend most of their time up in trees attached to branches. You only really get to see them when they fall to the ground.

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Riddle:

I peel to heal this pain I feel. What am I?

Answer:

"Sunburn" - Reasoning: Sunburn peels when healing, to get rid of damaged skin tissue. Thus, it peels to heal the pain of the sunburn.

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Riddle:

A light aloft alone in shadow, I light the way for paths you follow. What am I?

Answer:

"Lampost" - Reasoning: Often, a street lampost will be a source of light above paths that are often travelled at night, hence it the reference to this lonely light guiding you on paths through the darkness.

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Riddle:

Every country has one, though we are not the same. Waving to our citizens, throughout the wind and rain. What is it?

Answer:

"A Flag" - Reasoning: Every country has a flag, to represent it, and as such no 2 countries flags are alike. As they tend to be flown up on flag poles, they wave in the wind.

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Riddle:

Where once there were many, now there are none. Time has done ticking; the hours are done. For now is an end, but also beginning, For darkest is now, but soon shall be thinning. What is it?

Answer:

"Midnight" - Reasoning: The riddle is all about following something through to the end - a day. Once the day reaches its end, at midnight, when all the hours of the day are gone, right down to the last second, the clock resets. Thus, it marks both the end of a day and the beginning of a new one.

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Riddle:

I last for a day, I always am in the middle, I have a name. What am I?

Answer:

I'm Wednesday.

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Riddle:

I'm alive and I die.
When cut, I bleed
I do not fear the seasons.
I make my home above yet below the land.
I'm friend to man and beastie, yet hunted by both.
My bones are always within sight. 

What am I?

Answer:

A Tree.

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Riddle:

I am something that the naughty boys use to draw on, girls write beautifully on the side, you have to clap my defeaters every day, and I stand dumbly as the young children cry. What am I?

Answer:

A chalkboard. (When the young children cry, it means they are crying for a turn to write the answer and the defeaters are the erasers)

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