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By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, change the word BEEF into the word FISH in the fewest possible steps.

B E E F
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F I S H

Here is one 6-step SOLUTION.

A SIX-STEP SOLUTION:

B E E F
B E E T
B E S T
L E S T
L I S T
F I S T
F I S H