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Grade 8 English
1.43 Suffixes and Parts of Speech

Suffixes are groups of letters attached to the ends of roots, words, and word groups. Suffixes serve a grammatical function. A suffix can indicate what part of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb) to which the word belongs. Suffixes can also modify and extend meaning.

The suffix '-cy' implies state, condition, or quality and changes an adjective to a noun. The words formed with this suffix are usually abstract nouns.


Directions: Select the correct choice to fit the definition given in each question. Use these words in sentences.
Q 1: Reliability or uniformity of successive results or events.
consistent
consistency

Q 2: The property or condition of occurring at regular intervals.
frequent
frequency

Q 3: Richness.
affluency
affluent

Q 4: Conformity to prevailing standards of propriety or modesty.
decency
decent

Q 5: The quality or property of being efficient.
efficiency
efficient

Q 6: Precision; exactness.
accurate
accuracy

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