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Delete a Letter 22

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

 

Puzzle ID:#50350
Fun:*** (2.57)
Difficulty:** (1.54)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



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




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