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.
- heavily decorated (6 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) to speak formally
- to establish or bring into being (5 letters) & (delete 3rd letter) affectionate or tender
- to ransack, pillage or plunder (5 letters) & (delete 4th letter) abundant or numerous
- a fugitive or deserter (7 letters) & (delete 4th letter) a narrow platform extending from a stage into an auditorium