Definitions starting with T

ID #5173


/trayv/ [cf. DJE strive thrive; by hypercorrection of trive,from strive by simplification of initial consonant cluster] v. to strive; He would thrive to make it to the top (COB).

Tags: hypercorrection, simplification, verb

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Last update: 2011-09-04 18:22
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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