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This
ROOT-WORD is the Suffix SHIP which means OFFICE, STATE, DIGNITY, SKILL, QUALITY and PROFESSION. You can add it to practically anything you wish to praise or honor as being skilled, dignified, on top in a profession, or expert.


1. Hardship : hard SHIP (hard’ ship) n.

Suffering


2. Friendship : friend SHIP (frend’ ship) n.

Good personal relationships


3. Apprenticeship : apprentice SHIP (a prent’ is ship) n.

The time in a profession when one is learning his trade


4. Authorship : author SHIP (au’ thor ship) n.

The profession of writing


5. Horsemanship : horseman SHIP (hor’ sman ship) n.

Skill in handling horses


6. Marksmanship : marksman SHIP (mark’ sman ship) n.

Skill in hitting the mark


7. Scholarship : scholar SHIP (skol’ ar ship) n.

The qualities of an advanced student


8. Fellowship : fellow SHIP (fel’ o ship) n.

The quality of being companions


9. Courtship : court SHIP (kort’ ship) n.

The act of wooing


10. Lordship : lord SHIP (lord’ ship) n.

A title indicating the dignity of a peer


11. Ladyship : lady SHIP (lade’ ee ship) n.

A title indicating the dignity of a peeress


12. Championship : champion SHIP (cham’ pee on ship) n.

The office of a defender of rights


13. Citizenship : citizen SHIP (sit’ I zen ship) n.

The quality of membership in a community; the status of being a citizen


14. Chancellorship : chancellor SHIP (Chan’ se lor ship) n.

The officer of the head of a university


15. Professorship : professor SHIP (pro fes’ or ship) n.

The officer of a teacher


16. Dictatorship : dictator SHIP (dik tate’ or ship) n.

The office of the head of a totalitarian state


17. Craftsmanship : craftsman SHIP (kraft’ sman ship) n.

High quality of skill in a craft


18. Sportsmanship : sportsman SHIP (sport; sman ship) n.

Skill in the world of sports


19. Shipman ship : shipman SHIP (ship’ man ship) n.

Science of navigation; seamanship


20. Showmanship : showman SHIP (sho’ man ship) n.

Skill in display

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