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Delete a Letter 14

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) firmament (5 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) a port or harbor
2) a monster in fairy tales that eats humans (4 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) a natural substance from which metal can be extracted
3) a member of a royal family (6 letters) & (delete 4th letter) cost or charge
4) a marsh or bog (5 letters) & (delete 4th letter) to exchange

Answer:

1) heaven & haven
2) ogre & ore
3) prince & price
4) swamp & swap

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