Delete a Letter 22Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.
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) to interfere in a harmful or disruptive manner (6 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) to decrease gradually in width or thickness
2) a line that deviates from straightness in a smooth continuous fashion (5 letters) & (delete 4th letter) a remedy
3) a type of bird (5 letters) & (delete 1st letter) a length measurement
4) to penetrate, as by stabbing (6 letters) & (delete 4th letter) a part separated from the whole
Answer1) tamper & taper
2) curve & cure
3) finch & inch
4) pierce & piece
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