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There are times when you will read or hear a word and not know what it means. Looking for hints or clues, which are small pieces of useful information, can help.
Always try to learn from the hints. It will make learning English easier and more interesting!
Previous Learning From Hints articles: negative prefixes, the prefix “un”, and Test Yourself!
Suffixes, or endings, can change the meanings of words. For example, some verbs and nouns can be changed into adjectives by adding an adjective suffix.
Understanding suffixes can help improve your English, because they can tell you information about the words you are looking at.
The purpose of this article is to introduce some common adjective suffixes.