fic & fect





These
ROOT-WORDS are FIC & FECT meaning MAKE. Your list contains only 20 words with this ROOT-WORD, but there are many, many more which you will recognize. You may meet the word artifice and you will recognize the root FIC and know that something was made. Or you may meet artificial and you will recognize two keys - FIC and AL, and you will know that the word relates to something that was made.


1. Beneficiary : bene FIC iary (ben e fish’ ee ere e) n.

One who receives a benefit


2. Deification : dei FIC ation (dee if i kay’ shun) n.

Making a god out of something; as of money


3. Amplification : ampli FIC action (am pli fi kay’ shun) n.

An enlargement


4. Acidification : acidi FIC ation (a sid i fi kay’ shun) n.

Act or process of making into acid


5. Calorific : calori FIC (cal o rif’ ik) adj.

Making heat


6. Certificate : certi FIC ate (ser tif’ i kat) n.

A written proof of a fact


7. Confection : con FECT ion (kon fek’ shun) n.

The act or process of making something; a dainty dish made of sugar and fruits; preserves


8. Affect : af FECT (a fekt’) v.

Make an impression upon


9. Defective : de FECT ive (de fek’ tiv) adj.

Wanting in something; faulty


10. Deficiency : de FIC iency (de fish’ en see) n.

Something lacking


11. Disinfect : dis in FECT (dis in fekt’) v.

To make free from disease germs


12. Effectual : ef FECT ual (e fek’ chu al) adj.

Having results


13. Efficacious : ef FIC acious (ef I kay’ shus) adj.

Producing the wanted effect


14. Efficacy : ef FIC acy (ef’ i ka see) n.

The ability to produce the wanted result


15. Magnificent : magni FIC ent (mag nif i sent) adj.

Made grandly; strikingly attractive


16. Personification : personi FIC ation (per son i fi kay’ shun) n.

Making an object resemble a person


17. Proficient : pro FIC ient (pro fish’ ent) adj.

Able to do things well


18. Versification : versi FIC ation (ver si fi kay’ shun) n.

Making lines in poetic form


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