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Word of the Day — December 9, 2012

December 11, 2012 - Scott Viau
Elide — ee-LIED — merge, join together, omit

Example: "In an article in The Week on contemporary thought: 'A basic paradox of contemporary social thought is that in order to respect difference we elide it, as if being a black man in the South is supposed to be in the same category as an observant Catholic in a non-Christian society.'"

 
 

 

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