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).

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  • 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. […]



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