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Declension – WordWednesdayFun

Declension is not a word you encounter in everyday conversations. I last heard it used regularly back in school  and in reference to learning Latin. But seeing the purpose of this series is to increase word power, I thought heck! Why not use it? And, it is also the ‘word of the day’ in Merriam-Webster. Declension noun dih-KLEN-shun Definition 1 : the inflectional forms of a noun, pronoun, or adjective 2 : a falling off or away : deterioration 3 : descent, slope Examples The most common declension in modern English is the set of plural nouns marked as plural with a simple “-s.” “You jump in and begin seeing and hearing simple words in the foreign language and start translating, learning nouns, verbs, and other…

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