Puzzles & brain teasers - Word Play


Different words are used to describe well known proverbs

For example if the puzzle is: "Rap upon timber"
Solution: "Knock on wood."

The following phrases are colloquialisms, idioms or proverbs that are written in their literal, and rather complicated form. Can you uncover their true meanings and solve this teaser?

Example: "Don't place the two wheeled vehicle in a position preceding the equine mammal," is the proverb "Don't put the cart before the horse."


1. Members of an avian species of identical plumage congregate.


2. Where there are visible vapors having their provenance in ignited carbonaceous materials, there is conflagration.


3. All articles that coruscate with resplendence are not truly auriferous.


4. Scintillate, scintillate, asteroid minific




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