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There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means—either may do—the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.Benjamin Franklin
- (obsolete) An omission of words needed to fully express the sense of a phrase
- A line or dash used to show that text has been omitted
- (in Irish grammar) The suppression of the sounds of certain radical consonants by prefixing others
- Oxford English Dictionary, 1884-1928, and First Supplement, 1933
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