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AnthonyFaulkes commented on the word syncresis
syncresis appears to be a misspelling (or alternative spelling) of the anglicisation of the Greek word sunkrisis (σύγκρισις), the basic meaning of which is 'aggregation, combination'. The spelling with e instead of i may be due to the influence of the word syncretism.
syncrisis is in the full online version of the OED.
December 15, 2011
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