Sonam Gupta and her Boyfriend
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Sonam Gupta lives few distance far from her boyfriend which is represented in the form of String, where 1 character represents 1 unit of distance. Your task is to help her by printing the maximum distance between she and her boyfriend. Given a String s (in lowerCase only). Starting from letter 'a' which is the only source. for example:- "aaabcahd..." . Now you can only jump from one character to another in the form that a to b; b to c; c to d and so on. You have to find the maximum distance from source to her boyfriend(destination). And if there is no place to jump on then print -1.

The first line of input contains an integer denoting the no of test cases. Then T test cases follow. Each test case contains single line String input.

For each test case in a new line print the maximum distance.


For first test case:
As 'a' will only jump to 'b' and maximum distance is 6.
For Second test case:
As 'a' will only jump to 'b' and 'b' will jump to 'c' and distance is 5.

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Contributor: Saksham Raj Seth
Author: saksham seth

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