rewords

rewords
 Somewhat mystifyingly, many publications show a formidable resistance to putting hyphens into any word beginning with re-. Yet often the presence or absence of a hyphen can usefully and immediately denote a difference in meaning, as between recollect (remember) and re-collect (collect again), or between recede (withdraw) and re-cede (give back again, as with territory). My advice, for what it is worth, is always to insert a hyphen if you think it might reduce the chance of even momentary misunderstanding.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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