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English Vocabulary Words English Learning English Suffixes

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English Vocabulary Words English Learning English Suffixes

6- Forming diminutives.

Words ending with et; owlet, lancet, trumpet.
Words ending with ette ; cigarette, coquette.
Words ending with cule (-ule, -eel, -sel, -el, -le); animalcule, globule, parcel, damsel, chapel, circle.

7- Denoting place.

Words ending with ter (tre) ; cloister; theatre.
Words ending with ary (-ery, -ry); dispensary, library, nunnery, treasury.

8- Adjectives

Words ending with id; humid, vivid, lucid.
Words ending with ile; servile, fragile, juvenile.
Words ending with ine; feminine, canine, feline, divine.
Words ending with ive; active, attentive, shortive
Words ending with lent; corpulent, indolent, turbulent, virulent.
Words ending with ose (ous); verbose, dangerous, onerous, copious.
Words ending with al; national, legal, regal, mortal, fatal.
Words ending with an (-ane) ; human, humane, mundane.
Words ending with ar; familiar, regular.
Words ending with ary; customary, contrary, necessary, ordinary, honorary.
Words ending with ate; fortune, temperature, obstinate.
Words ending with ble (-ible, able) ; feeble, sensible, laughable.
Words ending with esque; picturesque, grotesque.

9- Verbs

Words ending with fy; simplify, purify, fortify, sanctify, terrify.
Words ending with ish; publish, nourish, punish, banish.
Words ending with ate; assassinate, captivate, exterminate.
Words ending with esce; acquiesce, effervesce.

10- Greek Suffixes

Words ending with ize; civilize, sympathize, criticize.
Words ending with sis (-sy); crisis, analysis, heresy, poesy.
Words ending with e (-y); catastrophe, monarchy, philosophy.
Words ending with ic (-ique); angelic, cynic, phonetic, unique.
Words ending with ist; artist, chemist.
Words ending with isk; asterisk, obelisk.
Words ending with ism (-asm); patriotism, despotism, enthusiasm.

11- Denoting state, action, condition, being, etc.

Words ending with dom ; freedom, martyrdom, wisdom.
Words ending with ship ; hardship, friendship, lordship.
Words ending with th : health, stealth, arnwth.
Words ending with hood (-head); manhood, childhood, godhead.
Words ending with lock (-ledge); wedlock, knowledge.
Words ending with ness ; darkness, boldness, goodness, sweetness.
Words ending with red ; kindred, hatred.

12- Forming Diminutives.

Words ending with kin ; lambkin, napkin.
Words ending with let; leaflet.
Words ending with ling ; duckling, darling, stripling, weakling.
Words ending with ock ; hillock, bullock.
Words ending with el (-le) ; satchel, kernel, girdle, handle.
Words ending with en ; maiden, kitten, chicken.
Words ending with ie ; dearie, birdie, lassie.

13- Adjectives

Words ending with Jess, free from, without; fearless, shameless, hopeless, senseless, boundless.
Words ending with ly, like ; manly, godly, sprightly.
Words ending with some, with the quality of; wholesome, meddlesome, gladsome, quarrelsome.
Words ending with ward, inclining to ; forward, wayward.
Words ending with y, with the quality of; wealthy, healthy, windy, slimy, greedy, needy, thirsty, dirty.
Words ending with ed, having ; gifted, talented, wretched, learned.
Words ending with en, made of; wooden, golden, woollen, earthen.
Words ending with fid, full of; hopeful, fruitful, joyful.
Words ending with ish, somewhat like ; boorish, reddish, girlish.

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