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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In philology, the act of taking away or shortening: as, syllabic hypheresis.

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  • The opposite of epenthesis.

    May 16, 2008

  • Omission of sound, syllable or letter from word. (Luciferous Logolepsy)

    May 16, 2008