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Suffixes - Nouns - Level 2

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publicity
Let's make the news public. Let's get some _____.
fame
I want to be famous. I want ____!
tidiness
I like it when everything is tidy. _____ is important to me.
sticker
It sticks to the wall. It is a _____.
operation
They operated on the patient. They did an _____.
lateness
I am always late. _____ is a problem for me.
solution
We have solved the problem. We have found a _____.
explanation
Please explain. Please give me an ______.
definition
Please define the word. Please write a _____.
belongings
These things belong to me. They are my ______.
perfection
It's perfect. You have achieved ______.
relatives
We are related. We are _____.
treatment
I am being treated for cancer. The ____ is working.
behaviour
He behaved badly. His _____ was bad.
quietness
I like how quiet it is. I like the _____.
breath
Breathe deeply. Take a deep ____.
weight
What do you weigh? What is your ____?
reaction
How did they react? What was their ____?
openness
She is very open. I admire her _____.
necessity
It's absolutely necessary. It's a _____.
catch
He caught the ball. It was a great _____.
arrival
He is arriving tomorrow. We are getting ready for his _____.
explosion
Something exploded. There was an ______.
marriage
They were married for 20 years. Their _____ lasted 20 years.
takeoff
Wear your seatbelt when the plane takes off. Wear your seatbelt during _____.
retirement
You can retire when you are 65. The _____ age is 65.
punishment
I was punished. I think my ______ was unfair.
seriousness
You are too serious. I don't like your ______.
satisfaction
I want the guests to be satisfied. The _____ of the guests is very important.
sound
This violin sounds good. It makes a good ____.
assistance
Please assist me. I need ______.
honesty
She is very honest. I admire her ____.
youth
It's great to be young. _____ is great.
belief
I believe it. It is my _____.
drive
We drove for three hours. We had a three-hour ____.
repetition
You need to repeat it a lot. You need to do a lot of _____.
celebration
Let's celebrate! Let's have a _____!
writing
She wrote this. It's her _____.
preference
What would you prefer? Please tell me your _____.
controls
These buttons control the aircraft. These are the _____.
connection
The bridge connects the island. It's the only _____ between the islands.
offer
He offered me £200. It was a good ____.
worries
I worry a lot. I have a lot of ____.
tiredness
I am tired. I can't get over my _____.
popularity
He is not very popular. His _____ has gone down.
equality
We want everyone to be equal. We want _____.
loss
They lost badly. It was a bad ____.
membership
There are 300 members. The size of the _____ is 300.
fatherhood
I love being a father. I love _____!
cleanliness
Her home is really clean. ______ is really important to her.
suggestion
Can I suggest something? Can I make a ____?
installation
This is how to install the software. These instructions are for ______.
prediction
I predict that... This is my _____.
relationship
We relate well to each other. We have a good ____.
injuries
He got injured many times. He got many _____.
aggression
He's very aggressive. He has a lot of _____.
promise
He promised to help me. He made a _____.
citizenship
I want to become a citizen. I want to get _____.
motherhood
I'm not a natural mother. _____ doesn't come naturally to me.
discovery
Newton discovered gravity. It was a very important _____.
brotherhood
All nations were brothers in the Soviet Union. There was a _____ of nations.
closure
I was sad when the shop closed. I was sad about the _____ of the shop.
confirmation
Please confirm that you are coming. I need _____.
practise
It's good to practice. _____ makes perfect!
softness
It's so soft. I love its ______.
checks
The customs officers checked everything. They did a lot of ____.
parenthood
I changed when I became a parent. _____ changed me.
growth
The economy grew by 15%. There was 15% ____.
ability
He is really able. He has a lot of ______.
corrections
I corrected three mistakes. I made three _____.
understanding
We understand each other. We have mutual _____.
confusion
It confused everyone. It caused a lot of _____.
speech
He speaks very clearly. His _____ is very clear.
doubts
I doubt it is true. I have some _____ about it.
failure
I failed. I am upset about my _____.
settings
The device is set up like this. These are the ____.
startup
I want to start up a business. I want to create a _____.
registration
You can register here. This is the place for ______.
filling
It's filled with cream. The _____ is cream.
availability
Let me know when you are available. Let me know your _____.
damage
The building was damaged. There was some ______ to the building.
investment
I want to invest. I want to make an _____.
responsibility
He is responsible for lots of things. He has a lot of ______.
graduation
He graduated last year. He had his _____ last year.
sensitivity
He's so sensitive. I like his ______.
prayer
He prayed. He said a _____.
recommendation
Can you recommend something? Can you make a _____.
uses
There are lots of ways to use it. It has many ____.
ownership
I am the owner. _____ of a company isn't easy.
warning
He warned me. He gave me a _____.
guilt
I feel guilty. I can't get over my ____.
savings
The money I have saved is my _____.
development
The city has developed a lot. There's been a lot of _____.
evolution
Do you believe that we evolved from apes? Do you believe in _____?
originality
It's really original. I like its ______.
certainty
We are certain about it. We can speak with _____.
invisibility
It makes you invisible. It's an ______ cloak.
fairness
Everything should be fair. _____ is very important!
fall
It fell by 20%. There was a 20% ____.
success
I hope you succeed. I wish you _____.
inspiration
She inspires me. She is an _____.
service
I served in the military. I did military _____.
competition
How many people competed in the _____.
complaint
I want to complain. I want to make a _____.
discussion
We discussed many things in our _____.
call
Somebody called you. You have a missed ____.
location
It is located here. This is the ____.
respect
I respect her a lot. I have a lot of ______ for her.
spend
On average, people spend £30 there. The average ____ is £30.
workout
I work out three times a week. My _____ takes me 20 minutes.
pride
I am so proud of you. I feel a lot of ____ when I think about you.
crossing
Pedestrians cross the street here. It is a pedestrian _____.
internship
I was an intern last summer. I did an _____.
description
Can you describe him? Can you give me a _____.
delivery
They delivered it to my home. I paid $3 for _____.