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Word of the Day – Elision

By September 14, 2015Word of the Day

Elision (n)


The omission of a sound or syllable (especially) when speaking.

The process of joining together or merging things, especially abstract ideas.

Example sentences

“I’m and let’s are examples of elision”

“She felt uneasy at the elision of so many vital questions.” (source OED)

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