Suffixes

 

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Suffixes are letters or word parts added to words to refine or shade their meaning. They can modify nouns, verbs or adjectives.

List of common suffixes

The table below gives examples of words with suffixes. The words with suffixes are in italics with the word's suffix underlines.

 

Examples of Suffixes
The foolish jester will enliven the kingdom with his comical performance. The brilliant scientist will modify his theory of magnetism. The beautiful, expensive gem will be the main attraction at the sale.

 

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