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Suffixes #1

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-able, -ible
capable of
ex: movable
-aceous
of, about
ex: herbaceous
-ance, -ence
action, state or condition
ex: dependence
-ary, -arium
a place for something
ex: aquarium
-ate
to act on or change
ex: saturate
-cule
small
ex: molecule
-cyte
cell, hollow container
ex: lymphocyte
-elle
small
ex: organelle
-emia
blood
ex: anemia
-en
made of
wooden
-er, -or
person who is or does
ex: teacher
-escent
becoming
ex: effervescent
-ic
related to
ex: seismic
-ify, -fy
to make or cause to become
ex: solidify
-ist
person who is or does
ex: scientist