Affrication



the act or process of changing a stop sound to an .

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  • Affricative

    (def 1). of or relating to an . articulated as an . noun another word for affricate adjective of, relating to, or denoting an affricate n. 1879, perhaps via German, from Latin affricat-, past participle stem of affricare “rub against,” from ad- (see ad-) + fricare “to rub” (see friction).

  • Affright

    to frighten. sudden fear or terror; fright. a source of terror. the act of terrifying. Historical Examples He anxiously inquired into the cause of my affright, and the motive of my unusual absence. Wieland; or The Transformation Charles Brockden Brown She would have screamed with affright, but he grasped her by the throat, and nearly […]



  • Affront

    a personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult: an affront to the king. an offense to one’s dignity or self-respect. to offend by an open manifestation of disrespect or insolence: His speech affronted all of us. to make ashamed or confused; embarrass. Archaic. to front; face; look on. […]

  • Affronted

    a personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult: an affront to the king. an offense to one’s dignity or self-respect. to offend by an open manifestation of disrespect or insolence: His speech affronted all of us. to make ashamed or confused; embarrass. Archaic. to front; face; look on. […]



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