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Word of the Day 09/17/19 Elide

Elide (verb)
elide [ ih-lahyd ]


verb (used with object), e·lid·ed, e·lid·ing.
1. to omit (a vowel, consonant, or syllable) in pronunciation.
2. to suppress; omit; ignore; pass over.
3. Law. to annul or quash.

RELATED FORMS
un·e·lid·ed, adjective

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Origin: 1585–95; < Latin ēlīdere to strike out, equivalent to ē- e-1 + -līdere, combining form of laedere to wound

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