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 Word Generator
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It works like this:
1 Vowel, 1 Consonant, 1 Vowel, 1 Consonant.. (So It sounds like a word..) VCVCVC

Vowels: A, E, I, O, U
Consonants: B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, X, Z / W, Y, Q..

This is what I got so far:

import random
import string

VOWELS = list("AEIOU")
CONSONANTS = list(set(string.ascii_uppercase) - set(VOWELS))

def generate_word(length = 5):
    return "".join(random.choice([VOWELS, CONSONANTS][_ % 2]) for _ in range(length))

print(generate_word(4))
Now what's left is removing Q&Y&W out of consonants and make letters not repeat. Can somebody help me with this?
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#2
Since CONSONANTS is a list, you can remove the letters you want with the remove method (CONSONANTS.remove('Q')). To not double letters, I would turn the generator comprehension into a for loop that builds the string up character by character. Then have a while loop in the for loop, that picks random letters until it picks one that isn't the last character of the string so far.
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def generate_word(length = 5):
return "".join(random.choice([VOWELS, CONSONANTS][_ % 2]) for _ in range(length))

Please, only use underscore for a variable name if you're not going to use that variable at all. [_ % 2] looks like some Perl nonsense, and shouldn't be anywhere in your code.
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