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Form new words with the given PREFIXES and SUFFIXES using the given ROOT WORDS.



  1. Prefixes and Suffixes : ion, ment, est, extra, ful, pre, est, ly

    Root words :

    invent - invention

    develop - development

    great - greatest

    colour - colourful

    eminent - pre-eminent

    journal - journally



  2. Prefixes and Suffixes : less, dis, with, ed, ness, ing, ly, down, a

    Root words :

    warm - warming

    chain - chained

    hope - hopeless

    honest - dishonest

    rest - restless

    held - withheld



  3. Prefixes and Suffixes : mis, er, ness, dis, per, em, ed, be

    Root words :

    want - wanted

    hard - hardness

    chief - mischief

    came - became

    weak - weaker

    appoint - disappoint



  4. Prefixes and Suffixes : re, ity, my, ish, pre, un, es, co

    Root words :

    operation - cooperation

    class - classes

    self - selfish

    local - locality

    markable - remarkable

    fool - foolish



  5. Prefixes and Suffixes : able, ly, ful, al, ity, est, more, ing, mean

    Root words :

    old - oldest

    popular – popularly

    over - moreover

    while – mean while

    hurl – hurling

    quick - quickly



  6. Prefixes and Suffixes : ate, in, er, dis, im, wise, non, ist

    Root words :

    cricket - cricketer

    national - nationalist

    passion - passionate

    violence - nonviolence

    other - otherwise

    possible - impossible



  7. Prefixes and Suffixes : ful, up, homo, sub, oc, al, logy, ness

    Root words :

    logic - homologic

    techno – technology

    ordinary – extraordinary

    nature - natural

    hope - hopeful



  8. Prefixes and Suffixes : al, ful, un, able, im, ing, be

    Root words :

    power - powerful

    condition – conditional

    happen - happening

    possible – impossible

    fore - before

    favour – favourable



  9. Prefixes and Suffixes : ment, ly, stand, ed, ness, re, be, over, self

    Root words :

    usual - usually

    punish - punishment

    your - yourself

    under - understand

    take - take over

    bright - brightness
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