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Nine Letters
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Question :
Which English word has nine letters, and remains a word at each step even when you remove one letter from it,  up to a single letter remaining. 
List each letter as you remove them, along with the resulting word at each step.

Answer : ‘Startling’ 

Begin by removing ‘t’, which makes it ‘starling’, then take away the ‘l’, making it ‘staring’,  now remove the 'a', making it string; ...and so on : sing; sin; in; and, I.

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