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A further example of the slurring over of syllables by the uneducated (qu' for que, m' for me, vot' for votre, Etc.).
CONTES FRANAISDOUGLAS LABAREE BUFFUM
Nothing so quickly gives an effect of slovenly speech as the slurring of consonants, where it is not generally adopted.
The most common fault is indistinctness—slurring over or leaving out notes.
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
On came the figure, its long arms swinging mechanically, and its feet slurring over the stone pavement.
Even as a tiny boy he had brazened it out, boasting of his mental achievements and slurring the weakness of his stunted body.
THE GAY COCKADETEMPLE BAILEY
The memory of the slurring speech went from him; his thoughts were thistledown blown hither and yon by every vagrant air.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
The general rules for elision and the slurring of light syllables are given above, in  67.
They'll pretend to expose her—the press will be on their side—and I will be made the butt of all their slurring gibes.
"Now let her r-r-run," he commanded (slurring his r's) as we came to a clear section of the river.
"And there was a time, even after they made those first slurring remarks about Amy, that they seemed real nice," spoke Grace.

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION