Aphaeresis (aph-aer’-e-sis): The omission of a syllable or letter at the beginning of a word. A kind of metaplasm.
If you don’t ‘ear me, I can’t say much that’ll ‘fluence you! [ear for hear; fluence for influence]
Self-conceit ‘dores the looking glass when lights are low, and shadows ‘mooth the wrinkled truth, filling ruts of time. [dores for adores, mooth for smooth]
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).