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A word is hidden inside each of the circles below. To find the words, start at the letter in the $12$ o'clock position. Then count around a certain number of spaces to find the second letter of the word, then the same number of spaces to find the third letter and so on. It is up to you to figure out how many spaces you need to move each time.

What are the words? How many spaces did you have to move for each letter?

Was it the same number of moves for the two different words?

Try putting your own $12$ letter words in to the circles below. It may seem easy but you might have some difficulties. 'Difficulties' could be a $12$ letter word you use!

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