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Born In the Ocean

Born in the ocean,
White as snow,
I’m hidden in water,
Where do I go?

What am I?

Salt. Salt is harvested from seawater, it’s white and it dissolves in water.

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Worn By Men For Privacy

I’m an argument of why my side should win,
And worn by men for privacy.
I don’t last long if I get under your skin,
And I rhyme with a kind of misery.

What am I?

Brief (or briefs). A legal brief is a short outline of the arguments in a court case, briefs are worn by men to cover their privates. Brief also means to not last long and brief rhymes with grief, a kind of misery.

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A Face But No Eyes

I have a face but no eyes and hands but no arms. What am I?

A clock.

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What I Embrace I Destroy

My first two letters say my name.
My last letter asks a question.
What I embrace I destroy.

What am I?

Ivy. IV is pronounced ivy, y is pronounced why and fast growing ivy can smother and kill trees, shrubs and grass.

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I Was Not Born

I was not born, but I am here.
I have no name, but I am given many.
I was made by science and life.

What am I?

A clone.

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I Widen My Jaws

I flex my jaws when you use me,
My only purpose is to damage,
Yet I’m used by small children.

What am I?

Scissors.

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Bought By the Yard

I am bought by the yard but worn by the foot. What am I?

Carpet. Worn is used in the sense of a well-worn item.

(found on r/riddles)

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A Metal Roof and a Glass Wall

I have a metal roof and a glass wall,
I burn and burn but never fall.

What am I?

A lantern.

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A Trail of Silver

If you carried my burden, you would be crushed.
Though not rich, I leave a trail of silver.

What am I?

A snail. They carry their homes on their back, and a house would crush a person (even the tiny houses). And the trail of silver is a bit of a stretch, but it’s the slimy, gooey substance snails leave behind them.

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Wake Up With No Electricity

I can wake you in the morning but I require no electricity or winding.
I can also provide you with a meal, but only once.

What am I?

A rooster. If you did use electricity on your rooster, you would no longer be woken up, but it could provide a finger lickin’ last meal.

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