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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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Writing for the Press: A Manual

Robert Luce - 1907 - 302 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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The Quarterly Review of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South

1882
...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 form unchanged. 3. Drop final le in words like quartette, coquette,...
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The Medical World, Volume 25

1907
...American Philological Association : Drop final "e" in such words as "definite," "infinite/* "fav.rite," etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell...preceding vowel is long, as in "polite," " finite," " unite.'1 etc., retain present forms unchanged. We simply wish to do our duty in aiding to simplify...
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The Medical World, Volume 24

1906
...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...final " e " in such words as "definite," " infinite." "favwrite," etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell "opposit," "preterit," "hypocrii,"...
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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 conservatlvly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological...Association: Drop final " e " In such words as " definite," " Inn ntte, "favorite," etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell " opposit," " preterit,"...
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The Medical World, Volume 23

1905
...are also disposed to add etsa* (enough) to the above list, and to conservativly adopt the follcwing rule recommended by the American Philological Association....final "e" in such words as "definite," "infinite/ ng 1 unite." e'tc., retain present forms unchanged. We simply wish to do our duty in aiding to simplify...
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The Medical World, Volume 18

1900
...reasonable degree. We are alsodispoeed to add f (enough) to the above list, and to conservatlvly adopt the following rule recommended by the American Philological Association ; Drop final " e " In such words as " definite,1' " infinite, favorite," etc., when the preceding vowel is short. Thus, spell " opposit,"...
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