Today brings with it a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge. Good luck!

The same three-letter word can be placed at the beginning of each of the following five words to form other English words. Identify this three-letter word.

EAR, OWING, ANGERED, LESS, GAME

Here is the ANSWER.

THE ANSWER:

END.

endear, endowing, endangered, endless, endgame

Thanks for playing! Tomorrow - Free-for-all Friday.