# Can you solve these ?

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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) range of vision (4 letters) & (delete 4th letter) to strive for victory
2) excessively severe (5 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) a chopped mixture of cooked meat and vegetables
3) a set of stairs, as between floors (6 letters) & (delete 2nd letter) to argue or quarrel
4) to rule out or prevent (8 letters) & (delete 4th letter) an introductory action preceding a more important one

posted Aug 8, 2014

1. View & Vie
2. Harsh & Hash
3. Flight & Fight
4. Preclude & Prelude

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See if you can figure out these words using the clues listed below. Each word ends with "BOARD".
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Here is a group of common three-letter words. Can you take these and turn them into half as many 6 letter words? Each three-letter word is used only once.

bar, bit, box, boy, car, day, den, dim, fly, hid, low, now, nut, pan, pea, sun, ten, try, win, wit

_ _ _ IE _ _
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Like you see, some letters have gone missing from these words that contain the IE pair at some or the other place. The letters that will be used to fill the blanks are given below. Use them and form meaningful words. Can you do that?

A, C, D, F, H, K, L, M, N, N, O, R, R, S, S, S, T, T, Y and Y.