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This Riley I hope you like!

Out there, out there, my prefix you cannot find
An endless line, a stanza, is what my infix is
Lost one in many, and my suffix I become
The word am I, as you are seeing here!

Entry into Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet

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Riding on the backs of @WAlt's and @Dorrulf's answers and incorporating comments, I got

inversion.

because

in is the opposite of "out there", verse is the category to which poetry comprising lines and stanzas belongs, and an ion can be missing one of its [potentially] many electrons.*

To bring it all together, "The word am I" is

an inversion of conventional syntax, which would call for "I am the word".


* I guess that's a little biased. It could be missing protons, from their perspective.

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice Job! +1, You got it $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Nov 27 '18 at 15:03
  • $\begingroup$ @OmegaKrypton Very much a group effort. Until the other clues I was convinced "Lost one in many" would be a needle in a haystack reference and spent all my time down that [wrong] road. $\endgroup$ – WAF Nov 27 '18 at 15:06
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Here's my attempt:

Miscellany

Out there, out there, my prefix you cannot find

You can't find what's missing

An endless line, a stanza, is what my infix is

I think a blank cell in Braille indicates a line break (and hence a stanza)

Lost one in many, and my suffix I become

When 'many' loses one letter it becomes 'any'

The word am I, as you are seeing here!

"am I, as [...] seeing" seems to be spelling out MISC, a common abbreviation for this word.

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    $\begingroup$ +1 for such a good answer, but sorry you are wrong $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Nov 26 '18 at 16:02
  • $\begingroup$ @OmegaKrypton Aw shucks. Ta for the tip, I'll have a rethink! $\endgroup$ – Walt Nov 26 '18 at 16:36
  • $\begingroup$ @Dorrulf 's ans is much closer to the intended answer, may be you can refer to his work? Also, both your suffixes are way off, I may add a hint afterwards $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Nov 26 '18 at 23:27
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Answer:

intercompany

Out there, out there, my prefix you cannot find

Opposite of out there: in or inter

An endless line, a stanza, is what my infix is

Originally thought verse, but comp can be short for composition and can be musically oriented.

Lost one in many, and my suffix I become

Going off of @Walt's idea, many - m = any

The word am I, as you are seeing here!

While there are many definitions, they're all similar to: a number of individuals assembled or associated together; group of people.
Well, that's what we have here on SE.

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  • $\begingroup$ Well done +1, Your answer is much closer than @Walt 's, keep it up! $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Nov 26 '18 at 23:26
  • $\begingroup$ Also, you may rethink the suffix and try to see if any of the prefix/ infix works $\endgroup$ – Omega Krypton Nov 26 '18 at 23:27

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