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    excerpt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word excerpt

    (noun) a passage selected from a larger work
    Synonyms : excerption , extract , selection
    Example Sentence
    • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings
    (verb) take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
    Synonyms : extract , take out
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for excerpt

ex+cer+pt= extract certain part (or passage)

think of an expert who can select Passages from a larger piece of work.

excerpt sounds like except...except is without or selected so excerpt is selected

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ExerPT..split it as Exercise in a PPT.. So u generally put only SELECTED PASSAGE from longer works into a PPT

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