Suffix Study

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Vocabulary Word List:
Suffix -ANCE: Suffix -ARIUM: Suffix -LOGY: Suffix -ABLE:, Annoyance, Aquarium, Archeology, Auditorium, Bearable, Biology, Cardiology, Crematorium, Defiance, Dermatology, Dominance, Ecology, Elegance, Endurance, Expandable, Geology, Incurable, Mythology, Physiology, Planetarium, Portable, Psychology, Reliable, Reluctance, Resistance, Respectable, Sanitarium, Sociable, Sociology, Solarium, Technology, Terrarium, Theology

Interactive Puzzles [4] Complete Word Puzzle
Fill In the Blanks [3] Fill-in-the Blank Puzzle
Definition Match [4] Definition Match Puzzle
Synonyms and Antonyms [0]
True or False [0]
Crossword [0]
Word Search [0]
Concentration Puzzles [0]
Word Find [0]
Reading Passage [0]

Vocabulary Word List for Suffix Study (288)

  • A)

    Abridgment, Abstract, Accented, Adaptation, Aestheticism, Allegory, Alliteration, Allusion, Almanac, Ambiguity, Amplification, Analogy, Analysis, Anecdote, Antagonist, Anthology, Anticlimax, Antihero, Antithesis, Apocryphal, Aptness, Artistic, Aside, Atlas, Atmosphere, Audience, Author, Authorship, Autobiography, Avant-garde

  • B)

    Ballad, Bard, Basic, Bathos, Belles letters, Bibliography, Biography, Bombast, Bucolic

  • C)

    Cadence, Canto, Caricature, Cast of characters, Cause & effect, Central, Chanson, Character, Characterization, Chronicle, Chronology, Cipher, Clarity, Classic, Cliche, Climax, Coherence, Collection, Colloquialism, Colophon, Comedy, Comparison, Compendium, Composition, Conclusion, Confession, Confidant, Conflict, Connotation, Contrast, Convey, Correlation, Couplet, Courtly love, Criticism, Critique, Cycle

  • D)

    Denotation, Denouement, Description, Detective story, Device, Dialogue, Diary, Diatribe, Didactic, Discourse, Document, Doggerel, Double meaning, Drama

  • E)

    Eclogue, Elegy, Element, Emotion, Emphasis, Epic, Epigram, Epilogue, Epistle, Epitaph, Epithet, Epos, Essay, Euphemism, Evoke, Exhortation, Expansive, Exposition, Expository, Expression

  • F)

    Fable, Fantasy, Farce, Feeling, Fiction, Fictitious, Figurative language, Figure of speech, Flashback, Foil, Fragment, Fustian

  • G)

    Generalization, Genre, Gloss, Gothic

  • H)

    Haiku, Heroic, Heroine, Hidden message, Historical fiction, Humanity, Hyperbole

  • I)

    Iambic pentameter, Idea, Identifiable, Idiom, Idyll, Imagery, Imaginative, Inference, Inflection, Innuendo, Integrity, Intonation, Intrigue, Introductory, Irony

  • J)

    Jargon, Journal, Juxtapose

  • K)


  • L)

    Lament, Lampoon, Language, Legend, Leitmotif, Letters, Lexicon, Limerick, Literal, Literary, Locale, Lucidity, Lyric

  • M)

    Masterpiece, Melodrama, Memoir, Metaphor, Missive, Monologue, Moral, Motif, Motive, Musical, Mystery, Myth

  • N)

    Narrative, Narrator, Niche, Nihilism, Nom de plume, Nonfiction, Novel, Novella, Nuance, Nursery rhyme

  • O)

    Ode, Omnibus, Onomatopoeia, Opinion, Oration, Oratory, Outcome, Oxymoron

  • P)

    Parable, Parlance, Parody, Passage, Pastiche, Pastoral poem, Pathos, Period, Persona, Personification, Plagiarism, Plot, Poem, Poetic, Poetry, Point of view, Potboiler, Prediction, Preface, Prologue, Prominent, Prose, Protagonist, Pseudonym, Publisher, Purpose

  • Q)

    Quality, Quatrain, Quintessential

  • R)

    Realism, Recitation, Redundant, Reference, Repetition, Resolution, Rhetoric, Rhyme, Rhythm, Roman a clef, Rondeau

  • S)

    Saga, Sarcasm, Satire, Science fiction, Scope, Selection, Semantics, Sequence, Serial, Setting, Short story, Significance, Simile, Sketch, Sonnet, Stage, Stanza, Style, Stylized, Subtext, Suggestive, Symbol

  • T)

    Technique, Terminology, Theme, Thesaurus, Thesis, Thriller, Tome, Tone, Topic sentence, Tragedy, Tragicomedy, Treatise, Trilogy, Turning point

  • U)

    Unction, Understatement, Unfolding, Unity, Utterance

  • V)

    Verisimilitude, Vernacular, Verse, Versification, Vignette, Vocative, Voice, Volume

  • W)

    Western, Word-smith, Writings

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