Word of the Day: Elide

Elide

Say It: \i-ˈlīd\

Part of Speech: verb

Definition (as defined by Merriam-Webster): to suppress or alter (as a vowel or syllable) by elision.

Used in a Sentence (aka How I Found It): “Eliding the first syllable, and that what she was really saying was ‘police’.” Just After Sunset by Stephen King

Origin: Latin, first used in 1796

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