Word Ladder

Given two words (start and end), and a dictionary,
find the length of shortest transformation sequence from start to end,
such that:
Only one letter can be changed at a time
Each intermediate word must exist in the dictionary
start = "hit"
end = "cog"
dict = ["hot","dot","dog","lot","log"]
As one shortest transformation is "hit" -> "hot" -> "dot" -> "dog" -> "cog",
return its length 5.

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