addition of extra sounds
Some people add extra sounds in the middle of a word. Examples: nuclear is pronounced "nukular", athlete is pronounced "athalete." Words can legitimately change by such additions as a dialect feature. But beware of this. Permitted extras - the d in thunder and the b in nimble. The opposite of this is contraction, which is the omission of a sound or syllable inside a word. (The technical term for the addition of extra sounds is epenthesis.)
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