Synonyms for elide

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And 'accompaning' still needs to elide the second 'a' to fit the metre.

I call it unchivalrous because it has been known to elide eulogies of enemy decency and enemy valour.

Hence there is no need to elide a vowel at the caesura; it must therefore be sounded clearly.

As described in the end notes, ellipses occasionally are used typographically to elide names.

Would it not be possible for the more delicate readers of my otherwise inoffensive narrative to elide the word?

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, a legal term, "to annul, do away with," from Middle French elider (16c.), from Latin elidere "strike out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -lidere, comb. form of laedere "to strike." Phonological sense is first recorded 1796. Related: Elided; eliding.

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