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Derived Adjectives with Suffixes

Quite a few Adjectives are derived from Nouns and Verbs with suffixes which are as many as 40 as given in the table below, such as: universal, customary, skilful, harmonic, logical, foolish, warlike, dangerous, costly, compliant, dependent, creative, interesting, lovable. In the end there is a list of adjectives with French/Latin root with suffix -ible/able which explain their meaning. There is also a list of words which have same suffix –able/ible, but they differ in semantics.

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