Hard Riddles - Page 8

A word I know, six letters it contains, remove one letter, and twelve remains. What am I?
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I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?
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This old one runs forever, but never moves at all. He has not lungs nor throat, but still a mighty roaring call. What is it?
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No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?
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There were five men going to church and it started to rain. The four that ran got wet and the one that stood still stayed dry. Which one stayed dry?
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I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case, from which I am never released, and yet I am used by almost everybody.What am I?
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Many have heard me, but nobody has seen me, and I will not speak back until spoken to.What am I?
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When you need me, you throw me away. But when you’re done with me, you bring me back.What am I?
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I fly, yet I have no wings. I cry, yet I have no eyes. Darkness follows me; lower light I never see.
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Whoever makes it, tells it not. Whoever takes it, knows it not. Whoever knows it, wants it not.
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