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Delete a Letter 20

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#50236
Fun:*** (2.38)
Difficulty:** (1.8)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



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) one who serves food in a restaurant (6 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) the degree of transparency and luster of a precious stone
2) a sudden jerk or shake (4 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) to write briefly or hastily
3) a factory building (5 letters) & (delete 4th letter) a small piece of ground
4) unstained (5 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) a large group of relatives




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