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Nouns of the weak declension have -e in all cases of the singular, -en throughout the 500 plural.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 1130-1250: PART II: NOTESVARIOUS
Encouraged by these reflections, a new stock of patience was gathered, and the declension of the sun was viewed with less alarm.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
The word Dy, which supplies this declension, is derived from Indyim mine.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
I shall conclude these remarks, with full examples of each pronominal declension.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Why this steady declension, with which, considering the character of Cecilia, the court sojourn can have had nothing to do?
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
Protestantism in those lands is fast running to its final declension—naked infidelity.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
In continental French the declension-system was preserved much longer, and did not break up till the 14th century, though acc.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 1 "FRANCISCANS" TO "FRENCH LANGUAGE"VARIOUS
Should this theory be established, the declension would be so gradual that a century would make no perceptible change.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
Gather promiscuously and late, and keep without care, and rapid declension will be the result.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
Hence, declension begins with the formation of the plural number.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECLENSION

  • decadence
  • declension
  • decline
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  • descent
  • deterioration
  • devolution
  • drop
  • fall
  • recession
  • regression
  • relapse
  • retrogradation
  • retrogression
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