Simple Word Letter Scramble

Can you make new word combinations by simply switching a few letters?

Take the word combinations below and with a switch of a single letter from one word to the other, make a pair of new synonyms, or near synonyms.

As an example, take the word combination Boast – Hip, and move the ‘s’ from ‘Boast’ to ‘Hip’ to make the word combination Boat – Ship.


  1. Start – Our
  2. Strip – Tumble
  3. Clause – Idea
  4. Broom – Cash
  5. Plight – Lam

The answers are:

  1. Tart – Sour
  2. Trip – Stumble
  3. Cause – Ideal
  4. Boom – Crash
  5. Light – Lamp