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aphetic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aphetic  \A*phet"ic\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  letting  go  fr  ?  to  let  go.] 
  Shortened  by  dropping  a  letter  or  a  syllable  from  the 
  beginning  of  a  word  as  an  aphetic  word  or  form  -- 
  {A*phet"ic*al*ly},  adv  --New  Eng.  Dict. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aphetic 
  adj  :  produced  by  aphesis 




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