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Delete a Letter 15

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) seashore (5 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) to deposit a ballot
2) a person who doubts religious doctrines (7 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) causing putrefaction
3) a strong fiber used for making burlap (4 letters) & (delete 4th letter) to stick out
4) very cowardly (6 letters) & (delete 1st letter) a large crow

Answer:

1) coast & cast
2) skeptic & septic
3) jute & jut
4) craven & raven

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