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Delete a Letter 11

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Submitted By:cnmne

 



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 forcibly take possession (5 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) the measurement or dimensions of something
2) nation (7 letters) & (delete 6th letter) a territorial division within a state
3) to take a quick look at something (6 letters) & (delete 1st letter) a spear like weapon
4) a person born in a country or place (6 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) simple and trusting, unsophisticated


Answer

1) seize & size
2) country & county
3) glance & lance
4) native & naive

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