Definitions starting with S

ID #5790

strive

[DJE idem; from thrive via trive and hypercorrection of initial consonant cluster] v. to thrive: The Bahamas has gone from colonialism to independence, yet its dialect strives (COB). Cf. THRIVE (Nassau)

Tags: hypercorrection, verb

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Last update: 2011-10-31 18:48
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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