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e + norm + ous enormous

Some semantic interpretations:

Consider the sense and meaning of the free base <norm> and how, combined with the <e-> prefix, this word is so appropriate with regard to the climate crisis

Some orthographic investigations include:

Study the prefix chart on the page 9. The <e-> prefix is the assimilated form of what prefix? How does that inform the semantic interpretation of <enormous>?

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