Définitions énigmatiques

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Re: Définitions énigmatiques

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FrenchForumSurvivor wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:59 pm
It's appropriate for a constant value (6)

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I'd not noticed until now that the answer is almost written in the straight part of the clue.
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Proper ?

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Not proper either.
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Re: Définitions énigmatiques

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:mrgreen: Opiate?
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The correct constant, but the wrong answer, unfortunately. I think it's very straightforward, but then I know the answer.
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A constant used regularly in cryptic clues and a word meaning 'value' will give you the answer.
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I thought of pirate at first but couldn't make the appropriate work either as an adjective or verb.

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jsks wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:06 am
I thought of pirate at first but couldn't make the appropriate work either as an adjective or verb.
Wiktionary wrote:Verb

pirate (third-person singular simple present pirates, present participle pirating, simple past and past participle pirated)
  1. (transitive) To appropriate by piracy, plunder at sea.
They pirated the tanker and sailed to a port where they could sell the ship and cargo.
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Re: Définitions énigmatiques

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Of course, now it makes sense!

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