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Delete a Letter 12

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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) to return to an original state or condition (5 letters) & (delete 4th letter) the cessation of work, activity, or motion
2) the taste of something (6 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) to prefer one thing over another
3) a flat piece of sawed lumber (5 letters) & (delete 5th letter) a wild pig
4) complete, intensive, absolute, very careful (8 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) completed, done, finished, over

Answer:

1) reset & rest
2) flavor & favor
3) board & boar
4) thorough & through

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