The Ladder of Life

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Can you name the 5-letter words that will take you from BIRTH to DEATH?

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DefinitionWord
Beginning of life
Long, narrow inlet of the sea
River of Scotland; forward
Strength or talent
Metal furnace; form hot metal
Canyon
Spiny, yellow-flowered shrub
_____ code
Elk
Hangman's rope
Sound
Self-composure; dignity
Lever
Opposite of poetry/verse
Lying down
Spike
Incorrect
Twist
Fetch
Edge
Sparkle; wink
Vacant; white
Pitch; ebony; raven
Loose
Shanty; cabin
Predatory fish
DefinitionWord
Cutting; acute; acidic
Divide among; apportion
Sedimentary rock
Large sea mammal
During; although
Whimper
Snowy; pallid; bleached
Inscribe
Cliched; hackneyed; banal
Drivel; an animal's stomach
Complaint
Filth
First; main
Cost
Moment
Detect; scintilla
Path; follow
Gag; fool
Broad; stupid
Cogitate; believe
Crevice
Baby bird
Inspect
Impudence; part of the face
Tweet
Inexpensive
DefinitionWord
Con
Coffer; thorax
Summit; crown
Seize; usurp
Lower arm joint
Grain; '_____ for the mill'
Rupert _____, actor
Snort
Impact; consequences
Brusque; unsharpened
Babble; exclaim
Smears
Accusations; garbles
Shanty towns; hovels
Blasts
Laths; planks
Tile; tablet
Declare; nation
Off; aging
Stable; halt
Tiny
Will
Carapace; bomb
Period; charm
Tip over; drop
Sales pitch
DefinitionWord
Secretly observed; noticed
Velocity
Dispense; consume
Worn out; given
Tube used to keep an artery open
Shift; assignment
Bad odour
Smelt
Bare; austere
Flash
Save; surplus
Deluge
Malice
Backbone
Piquancy; flavour
Very clean - '___ and span'
Glue; twig
Stabbed; attached
Remove a shell or pod
Throw; chicken
Chicken noise
Snap; understand
Smooth; adept
Creep; slither
Catapult; throw
Oscillate; swipe
DefinitionWord
Bringing legal charges against
Regretting
Detritus; wrecks
Curbs; bridle
Precipitates; drizzles
Hay wagons
Alerts; alarms
Goods
Filaments
Exhausts; bothers
Spikes on a fork
Trigonometric functions
Chants
Burn; scorch
Pivot
Neolithic earthwork, e.g. Stone____
Retaliate
Edge; boundary
___ Gainsbourg (musician); twill fabric
Grass-like plant
Shelf
Reside; embed
Make a mess of (slang)
Emblem
Shove; narrowboat
Margarine (abbrev.); one of the Simpsons
DefinitionWord
Skin disease of non-human mammals
Tropical fruit
South American dance
Zests; flavours
Cravings
Sheets of glass
Underwear (UK); trousers (US); gasps
Leaves; divides
Celebration; gathering
Cold (weather, UK informal)
Vivacious; happy
Pale; ill-looking
Summits
Apple-like fruits
Ursines; carries
Facial hair
Panel; embark; accommodate
Accumulate; treasure-trove
Detected sound; understood
Listens to; adjudicates
Warms up; preliminary rounds
Moorland
End of life

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