Havent had one of these in a while…

Here, is a 9 letter word that remains a word after a letter has been removed. over and over again, till its 1 letter. Can you guess it?
..i couldn’t either.

THe word is……”startling”
Heres the process

  • startling
  • remove the l, and the word becomes: starting
  • remove one t, and the word becomes: staring
  • remove the a, and the word becomes: string
  • remove the r, and the word becomes: sting
  • remove the other t, and the word becomes: sing
  • remove the g, and the word becomes: sin
  • remove the s, and the word becomes: in
  • remove the n, and the word becomes: I

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