The obscure word of the week is crasis

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s really obscure English word is crasis.

It’s a technical grammatical term originating from Greek, referring to the blending of two adjacent vowels into one long one. For instance, ‘ee’, as in ‘leer’

Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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2 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is crasis

  1. “My wife and mistress have undergone a crisis of crasis in my heart. My head can no longer pull them apart. Love has become a compound word.”

    …this character is pissing me off already lol!

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