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19 terms

2012-2013 Word Parts Vocabulary

Word suffixes such as -able/-ible and -il. Five new words are added per week!
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-able/-ible
Capable of (adj.)
-ac/-ic
Like or about (adj.)
-acious/-icious
Full of (adj.)
-al
[turns a noun into an adjective] (adj.)
-ant/-ent
Full of (adj or n.)
-ary
Like, about, or connected with (adj. or n.)
-ate
To make (v.)
-ation
That which is (n.)
-cy
State of being (n.)
-eer/-er/-or
A person who (n.)
-fy
To make (v.)
-iferous
Producing or bearing (adj.)
-il/-ile
About, capable of (adj.)
-ism
Doctrine, belief system (n.)
-ist
Doer, person who studies (n.)
-ity
State of being (n.)
-ise/-ize
To make (v.)
-ive
Pertaining to, about (adj.)
-oid
Resembling; like (n.)