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Delete a Letter 17

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Puzzle ID:#50005
Fun:*** (3.07)
Difficulty:** (1.59)
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) covered with soft thick hair (5 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) violent anger, wild rage
2) a fabric made of fibrous material (5 letters) & (delete 5th letter) to coagulate
3) the relative resistance of a material to scratching or denting (8 letters) & (delete 4th letter) the straps by which a parachute is fastened to a person
4) a hypnotic, cataleptic, or ecstatic state (6 letters) & (delete 4th letter) a barely perceptible amount


Answer

1) furry & fury
2) cloth & clot
3) hardness & harness
4) trance & trace

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