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English Vocab

Prefixes and Suffixes

a, ac, ad, af, ah, al, an, ap, as, at to, toward, near, by, in addition to
a, an to, toward, near, by, in addition to, without, not
ab, abs away from, off
-able, -ible Adjective: worth, ability
-age Noun: state or quality
-al Noun, Adjective: action, result of action, quality, relation
ambi both
am, ami, amor like, love, liking
ance, ence Noun: action, state, quality, or capacity
ante before
anti, ant opposite, against
-ar, -ary Adjective, Noun: resembling, related to, like, connected with
-ate Noun, Verb, Adjective: state, office, function, action, resulting state, kind of state
-ation Noun: action, resulting state
be on around, over, about, excessively, make, cause, name, affect
brev short
bene good, well, gentle
com, con with, together, fully
co, cog, col, coll, con, com, cor together, with
-ed Verb, Adjective: Past tense, having the quality or characteristics of
-ian, an Noun: related to, on that is
-ic Adjective, Noun: quality, relation, related to the arts and sciences
-ile Adjective: having the qualities of
-ing Noun, Verb, Adjective: material made for, activity, result of an activity, present participle, activity
-ion Noun: condition or action
-ism Noun: doctrine, belief, action or conduct
-ity Noun: state or quality
-ly Adverb: in the manner of
-ous, -eous, -ose, -ious Adjective: having the quality of, relating to
-ster person
-y Noun, Adjective: state, condition, result of an activity, marked by having
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