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" e " in such words as " definite," " infinite," "favorite," etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell "opposit," "preterit," "hypocrit." " requisit/* etc. When the preceding vowel is long, as in " polite," " finite," " unite/' etc., retain... "
The Medical World - Page 407
1907
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The Medical World, Volume 17

1899
..."prorogue," "vogue, "."disembogue," etc., retain final letters as at present. Second.— Drop linal "e" in such words as "definite," "infinite," "favorite,..."etc , when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell "npposit," "preterit," "liypocrit," "requisit," etc. When tlie preceding vowel is long, HS in "polite,"...
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The Medical World, Volume 26

1908
...degree. We are also disposed to add enuf (enough) to the above list, and to conservativly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological Association: Drop final "e in such worda as "definite," "infinite," "favorite." etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell "oppesit,"...
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The Medical World, Volume 20

1902
...degree. We are also disposed to add enuf (enough) to the above list, and to conservativly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological Association ; Drop final "e" In inch words as "definite," " infinite, "favorite." etc., when the preceding vowel Is short Thai, spell...
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American Notes and Queries, Volume 8

William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris - 1892
...demagog, epilög, synagog, etc. 2. Drop final e in such words as definite, infinite, favorite, etc., where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit, preterit, hypocrit, requisit, etc. ¡. Drop final te in words like quartette, coquette, cigarette, etc. Thus spell cigaret, roset, epaulet,...
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The Writer, Volume 3

1889
...retain final letters as at present. 2. Drop final e in such words as definite, infinite, favorite, where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit,...the preceding vowel is long, as in polite, finite, invite, unite, etc., retain present forms unchanged. 3. Drop final te ¡n words like quartette, coquette,...
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A Complete Manual: Pollard's Synthetic Method of Reading and Spelling ...

Rebecca Smith Pollard - 1889
...demagog, epilog, synagog, etc. 2. Drop final e in such words as definite, infinite, favorite, etc., where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit, preterit, hypocrit, requisit, etc. 3. Drop final te in words like quartette, coquette, cigarette, etc. Thus spell cigaret, roset, epaulet,...
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Proceedings of the New York State Stenographers' Association, Volumes 17-21

New York State Stenographers' Association - 1892
...preceding vowel is long, as in prorogue, vogue, disembogue, retain final letters as at present. Second — Drop final e in such words as definite, infinite,...the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit, 26 preterit, hypocrit, requisit, etc. When the preceding vowel is long, as in polite, Unite, unite,...
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The Medical World, Volume 10

1892
...in such words as definite, infinite, infantile cholera. — National Druggist. favorite, etc., where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit, preterit, hypocrit, requisit, etc. 3. Drop final TE in words like quartette, coquette, COLIC' cigarette, etc. Thus spell cigaret, reset,...
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The Stenographer, Volume 2

1892
...demagog, epilog, synagog, etc. 2. Drop final E in such words as definite, infinite, favorite, etc., where the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit, preterit, hypocrit, requisit, etc. 3. Drop final TE in words like quartette, coquette, cigarette, etc. Thus spell cigaret, roset, epaulet,...
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ..., Volume 13

1893
...preceding vowel is long, as in prorogue, vogue, disembogue, r*taiu final letters as at present. Second. Drop final e in such words as definite, infinite,...is short. Thus spell opposit, preterit, hypocrit, rcquisit, etc? AVhen the preceding vowel is long as in polite, finite, unite, etc., retain present...
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