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Grade 8 English
1.45 Suffixes - Verbs

Directions: The following suffixes make verbs. Review them and answer the multiple choice questions. For each of the suffixes given below, write your own example word and use it in a sentence.
-ate: cause to be
Example:
accelerate = to increase the speed of

-ed: past tense
Example:
caressed = touched in an affectionate manner

-en: to cause to become
Examples:
dampen = to deaden, restrain, or depress
sharpen = to make sharp

-ify: cause
Examples:
codify = to arrange or systematize
mummify = to shrivel or dry up like a mummy

-ing: present participle
Example:
aborting = stopping something

-ize: cause
Example:
globalize = to make worldwide in scope or application

Q 1: Showing or describing with images or pictures.
depict
depicting

Q 2: To authorize or sanction by law.
legalize
legal

Q 3: To pause in uncertainty; waver.
hesitate
hesitation

Q 4: To cause to become moist or damp.
moist
moisten

Q 5: To make it seem more glorious than is actually the case.
glory
glorify

Q 6: Attaching firmly to something else.
fasten
fastening

Q 7: Wasted time by idling.
dawdled
dawdler

Q 8: To learn by heart.
memorize
memory

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