Wordbuilders 2

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Can you name the words in each set, where each word includes the letters in the previous word, plus one extra letter?

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Set 1
Roman numeral for '1000.' (1 letter) 
Postal abbreviation of Missouri. (2 letters) 
The SI unit of electrical resistance. (3 letters) 
Set 2
The symbol for the imaginary number defined as the square root of -1. (1) 
3.14159265 . . . (2) 
It really stands for 'requiescat in pace,' not 'rest in peace.' (3) 
A travel or vacation, or a psychedelic experience. (4) 
Set 3
In typical academic grading systems, this is the worst grade you can get. (1) 
It follows 'mi' and precedes 'sol.' (2) 
The opposite of 'near.' (3) 
A flat structure for support or transportation over water. (4) 
To transplant or implant living tissue surgically into a bodily part to replace a damaged part or compensate for a defect. (5) 
Set 4
The third most commonly used letter in the English language. (1) 
Roker, Bundy, or Gore. (2) 
Quantifier describing every one, or a popular laundry detergent brand. (3) 
A round, often spherical, object commonly used in games and sports. (4) 
An item used to identify something or someone, or a categorization. (5) 
A classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and by elaborate formal gestures, steps, and poses. (6) 
Set 5
The one-letter symbol for the amino acid arginine. (1) 
American medical drama TV series created by Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from 1994 to 2009; Clooney was part of the original cast. (2) 
Type of rock containing minerals with important elements (ie: metals). (3) 
To read or study carefully and attentively, or a tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid, fluid, or gas. (4) 
A rhetorical figure of speech consisting of a play on words, or a musical embellishment of religious prose. (5) 
Literature in metrical form; Keats and Wordsworth excelled in this field. (6) 
Ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln. (7) 
Set 6
The entertainment TV station owned by NBCUniversal; 'Keeping Up With That Kardashians' airs here. (1) 
The masculine singular definite article in Spanish. (2) 
The body part consisting of the femur, tibia, and fibula. (3) 
A strong wind moving 45-90 knots, or Dorothy's last name in 'The Wizard of Oz.' (4) 
Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble. (5) 
To bind, or to combine sticky restriction cut site ends of DNA in a molecular biology cloning procedure. (6) 
A colorless water-soluble glutinous protein obtained from animal tissues like bone and skin. (7) 
Perceptible by touch. (8) 

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Created Mar 5, 2011SourceReportNominate
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