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Delete a Letter 5

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


Puzzle ID:#49692
Fun:*** (2.81)
Difficulty:** (1.87)
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) globe, earth, universe (5 letters) & (delete 4th letter) a meaningful sound which stands for an idea
2) trained personnel that form the control group of an organization (5 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) a feeling of concern or anxiety
3) a member of the cat family (4 letters) & (delete 1st letter) an atom with an electrical charge
4) on the outside (8 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) unending


1) world & word
2) cadre & care
3) lion & ion
4) external & eternal


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