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Below are thirteen 5 lettered words, each of which has had two of its letters removed.

In total these 26 letters are A-Z.

The remaining letters in each word are in the correct order.

There are no words which are spelled differently based upon location (favour/favor, etc).

Can you determine the original words?

--UST
-UE-N
O-O-E
--AND
-A-ER
ID-O-
-UC-Y
E-I-T
HEA--
TOU--
-RIE-
-RY-T
H-M-N

Puzzle Copyright © Kevin Stone

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Hint: The first word is JOUST.

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