1 a to suppress. b omit. c ignore. d pass over. 2 a to break or dash in pieces. b to demolish. 3 a to cut off, as a vowel or a syllable, usually the final one. b to subject to elision.

Bragging to his friends about the girl he fucked the night before, Henry chose to elide that she was fat and had some sort of skin issue. Proving himself a stud was what mattered most, and well worth the risk associated with sharing a mattress with a communicable rash.

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“Elide.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/elide. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “elide”, accessed April 17, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/elide.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Elide. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/elide

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