What are some opposite words for epenthesis?

Antonyms for epenthesisəˈpɛn θə sɪs; -ˌsiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. epenthesis(noun)

    the insertion of a vowel or consonant into a word to make its pronunciation easier

    "the insertion of a vowel in the plural of the word `bush' is epenthesis"

Editors Contribution

  1. elision

    the omission of a vowel in the pronunciation of a word.

    different pronounced as diffrent.

    Submitted by acronimous on July 8, 2018

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