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comment Synonym to homoïd
Do you mean ... 'homologous'?
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comment Synonym to homoïd
Where did you find this use of ... that word in the wild? You need to give a lot more context so we have an idea of what you think it is supposed to mean and what you want the 'alternative' to mean.
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comment If 1 is primary, 2 is secondary, 3 is tertiary, what is 0?
'nullary' is for where the number of arguments is zeo, analogous to unary, binary, ternary. Primary and secondary are for importance. Since there's nothing more important than first, there is no 'zeroth' corresponding ordinal. If forced, I wouldn't say 'zeronary' (I've never heard that one and it sounds awful), I'd go with 'zero-ary' (because 'n-ary' is the generalization)
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comment History of '-itute' suffix?
@ghoppe Then you should add that fact (and others) to this in order to answer the OPs question which was about the history of the ending in English.
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comment “Calling a spade a spade”: synonymous expressions?
How is that funny? (I don't get it)
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comment History of '-itute' suffix?
So are these words neologisms in English based on Latinate roots, or are they borrowed with minor modifications from Latin?
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reviewed Close Is it acceptable to use 'z' instead of 's' for plural form?
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reviewed Leave Open Which is more succinct and why?
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reviewed Leave Open Meaning of smileys
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reviewed Leave Open Is there any polite equivalent to “genitals”?
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reviewed Close How to punctuate a list filled with details
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reviewed Close Whats another word for someone perceptive?
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reviewed Leave Open Idiom meaning diverting somebody's attention from a topic which you don't want to talk on
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reviewed Leave Open Is it “tomorrow” after midnight? Or is it still “today”?
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reviewed Leave Open Name for a person who is always trying to beat the system?
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comment How to best correctly spell this sound?
What is the situation exactly? It is unclear the context of why and when this sound is produced.
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reviewed Leave Open How to best correctly spell this sound?
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reviewed Leave Open Is it “good English” or “correct English” or something else?