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Words nearby elision
Example sentences from the Web for elision
An elision for creepeth; possibly an intermediate etymological state of creeps.
The elision is not a happy one, and the mere suppression of the "and" does not produce a satisfying line.Memoirs of My Dead Life|George Moore
The lines were recited deliberately, with a distinct pause near the middle of each, at which no elision could take place.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
It should be remembered that let's is really let us, the apostrophe denoting the elision of the u.Every-Day Errors of Speech|L. P. Meredith
For it is easy to show that with regard to syncope, apocope, elision, and slurring they are treated quite in the same way.A History of English Versification|Jakob Schipper