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Delete a Letter 7

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

 

Puzzle ID:#49734
Fun:*** (2.53)
Difficulty:*** (2.37)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****
Corrected By:ThinksForFun

 

 

 



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) two of something (6 letters) & (delete 5th letter) a closed two-door automobile
2) a group of heavy guns (7 letters) & (delete 7th letter) to hit heavily and repeatedly with violent blows
3) to trim a tree (5 letters) & (delete 1st letter) a poem or incantation of mysterious significance
4) a type of cloud (7 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) position relative to that of others


Answer

1) couple & coupe
2) battery & batter
3) prune & rune
4) stratus & status

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