Can You Solve this Riddle

Try your hand at solving the riddle below. If you’re good at riddles, time yourself to add an extra degree of suspense. Here it goes:

My first letter is in tertiary but not in rifle
My second is in precipitation but not in epicenter
My third is in tea but not in coffee
My fourth is in chromatin but not in harmonic
My fifth is in inspector but not in conscript
My sixth is in artsy but not in stay
My seventh is in outdoors but not in nature
My eighth is in antennal but not in natal
My ninth is in mechanics but not in handiness
My tenth is in mistreat but not in mistress
My eleventh is in fictional but not in notification
My twelfth is in conifer but not in conformer
My thirteenth is in senor but not in lady
My fourteenth is in colorlessness but not in bloodless

Can you figure out the word? Give it a shot – it’s tough but good mental exercise. Put your answer in the comment below.

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Sarah

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Vicki Page

tater tots or malt shop? I know taters are in there someplace. Haha! You will have to message me the answer

Sarah

You’re not even close. Hint: It’s 14 letters long and it’s just one word. You got the Tat part right.

Vicki Page

Okay, I think I got it. Its definition is “ragamuffin.” I don’t want to write the whole thing and spoil it for someone else. I struggled for 2 days trying to figure it out and wouldn’t want to rob them of that joy 😉

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