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Chapter 18. Suffixes: Describing and Doi... > Other Suffixes that Indicate Descrip...

Other Suffixes that Indicate Description

Many other suffixes indicate description. Among them are the following:

-ic
  • dramatic entrance, poetic phrase

-ary
  • elementary school, honorary title

-ed
  • satisfied customer; dried ink

-al
  • final plan, musical talent

-ical
  • radical idea, a critical point

-an
  • urban renewal, Cuban history

-ish
  • reddish paint, mulish determination

-ile
  • juvenile court, missile storage



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