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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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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ...

United States. Bureau of Education - 1893
...preceding vowel is long, as in prorogue, vogue, disembogue, rttain final letters as at present. ¡Second. Drop final e in such words as definite, infinite,...preceding vowel is short. Thus spell opposit, preterit, liypocrit, requisit, etc. When the preceding vowel is long as in polite, finite, unite, etc., retain...
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The Spelling Reform, Issue 8

Francis Andrew March - 1893 - 86 pages
...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, favorite, etc., when the preceding vowel is shert. Thus spell opposit, preterit, hypoerit, rcquisit, etc. When the preceding vowel is long as in...
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Circular[s] of Information, Issues 5-8

1893
...prorogue, vogue, disembogue, retain final letters as at present. Second. Drop final e in such words a« definite, infinite, favorite, etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus spell oppoeit, preterit, hypocrit, requisit, etc. When the preceding vowel is long as in polite, finite,...
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Lee's Home and Business Instructor

1897 - 364 pages
...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 the TE in words like quartette, coquette, cigarette, etc. Thus spell cigaret, roset, epaulet,...
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Pollard's Advanced Speller, Part 1

Rebecca Smith Pollard - 1897 - 220 pages
...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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Medical Review, Volume 39

1899
...long, aa in 'prorogue,' 'vogue,' 'disembogue,' etc., retain final letters as at present. "Second — Drop final 'e' in such words as 'definite,' 'infinite,'...vowel is short. Thus, spell 'opposit,' 'preterit,' 'hypoorit,' 're quisit,' etc. When the preceding vowel is long, as in 'polite,' 'finite,' 'unite,'...
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The Review of Education: An Educational Review of Reviews, Volume 5

1900
...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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The Medical World, Volume 19

1901
...degree. We are also disposed to add enuf (enough) to the above list, and toconservatirly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological...favorite," etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thm, spell " opposit," " preterit," " hypocrit," " requislt,"etc. When the preceding vowel is long,...
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The Medical World, Volume 19

1901
...preceding vowel Is short. Thni, spell "oppostt," " preterit," " hypocrit," " requlslt."elc. When tbe preceding vowel Is long, as in " polite," " finite,"...unite," etc., retain present forms unchanged. We simply with to do our duty in aiding to simplify and rationalize our universal Instrument— language. drip....
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The Medical World, Volume 22

1904
...degree. We are also disposed to add ennl (enough) to the above list, and to conservativly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological..." hypocrit," " requisit," etc. When the preceding vowefis long, as in •• polite," " finite," " unite," etc., retain present forms unchanged. We simply...
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