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Delete a Letter 14

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.


Puzzle ID:#49938
Fun:*** (2.69)
Difficulty:** (1.92)
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****
Corrected By:Gizzer




Each pair of definitions is for two words, where the second word is the first word with a letter deleted (example: brand & band). The length of the first word in each pair is provided, along with the position of the deleted letter to obtain the second word.

1) firmament (6 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) a port or harbor
2) a monster in fairy tales that eats humans (4 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) a natural substance from which metal can be extracted
3) a member of a royal family (6 letters) & (delete 4th letter) cost or charge
4) a marsh or bog (5 letters) & (delete 4th letter) to exchange

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