Put one word inside another to create a new word. Look out for words like in, within, about and around in the clues to let you know which word is on the inside. Example in first clue.
Ex:Consumed around a period in time (hint - 6 letters, ventilate).
Answer: Aerate - the letters ATE (consumed) around the letters ERA (period in time).
Sounds easy enough, now it's your turn ...
-1.A major conflict inside a stinging insect. 6 letters, caution
2.Question about method in a serenade. 7, displaying
-3.Unwell inside a male regent. 7, slaying
4.Sneaky about a depression. 6, sluggishly
-5.Common name for the fish genus Gadus in a great act. 7, deciphered
-6.Spread around a part of vocabulary. 9, fencing
-7.Hearing organ inside a birds home. 7, closest
-8.Grass-like water plant surrounds a single entity. 8, reconciled
-9.Pull about a success. 7, painting
-10.Raced around a piece of golfing equipment. 7, soaked