30 Riddles Only The Most Intelligent Minds Can Answer

21. When I am alive I do not speak.

Anyone who wants to takes me captive and cuts off my head.

They bite my bare body

I do no harm to anyone unless they cut me first.

Then I soon make them cry.

Answer: Onion.

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