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This article is about accenting the ends of words. For the Teen Girl Squad running gag, see -'d.
The Cheat's attempt at -èd

Characters often replace -ed with -èd. In English, the grave accent indicates that a vowel that would usually be silent should be pronounced. Generally this is applied to a verb ending in "-ed," either to indicate an adjectival meaning (e.g. "aged" means "grew old," while "agèd" means "elderly") or to add a syllable for poetic effect. The H*R characters, however, use the alternative pronunciations at seemingly random times. For example, stripèd is pronounced /straɪ-pɛd/, as compared to the more usual /straɪpt/.

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