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Delete a Letter 9

Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne
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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) a place to sit (5 letters) & (delete 4th letter) to scorch or singe
2) unintelligible writing or speech (6 letters) & (delete 1st letter) a gaseous element
3) a military person (7 letters) & (delete 5th letter) an alloy used to join metal
4) a geographic direction (4 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) moist

Answer:

1) chair & char
2) jargon & argon
3) soldier & solder
4) west & wet

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