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10 - Truncation

Using Internal Truncation

Replace one letter within a word using the wildcard symbol.

Internal Truncation: Wom?n = Woman, Women ; Gr?y = Gray, Grey

Using internal truncation can increase your search results to include different forms and spellings of the same word.