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-s, -es, -ies
to make plurals/ more than one
-ed, -ied
to make verbs past tense
-ing
action, process
-ly
In a____________ way, in a certain, characteristics
-er,
someone who/ more
-ion, -tion, -ation, -ition
used with a verb to show an act or process, state of, result of
-able, -ible
can be done
-y
characterized by something, like something
-ness
state of, condition of
-ty, -ity
the state of being (makes an adjective into a noun)
-ment
an act or process
-ic
having characteristics of
-ous, -ious, -eous
possessing the qualities of
-er, -est
comparing two things (er) or more than two things (est)
-ive, -ative, -itive
pertaining to, tending to, similar to
-ful
full of
-less
without
-ish
relating to
-ship
state of or quality of
-al, -ial
having characteristics of
-or
someone who
rupt
break, burst
terr
land

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