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This article is from the Puzzles FAQ, by Chris Cole chris@questrel.questrel.com and Matthew Daly mwdaly@pobox.com with numerous contributions by others.

282 language/english/spelling/near.palindrome.p


What are some long near palindromes, i.e., words that except for one
letter would be palindromes?

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Here are the longest near palindromes in Webster's Ninth Collegiate:

catalatic		footstool		red pepper
detonated		locofocos		red spider
dew-clawed		nabataean		retreater
eisegesis		possessor		stargrass
foolproof		ratemeter		webmember

 

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