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Building nouns

Nouns can be build by adding suffixes like: – ance; -ence; iety; -ity; -ment; -age; -cy; -hood; – ship; -ure; -al; -ness; -ation;

 

-cy

secret – secrecy

intimate – intimacy

vacant – vacancy

efficient – efficiency

-ity

simple – simplicity

prosperous – prosperousity

original – originality

familiar – familiarity

 

 

-ance

signify – significance

appear -appearance

annoy – annoyance

relay -reliance

 

-ure

proceed – proceedure

mix – mixture

please – pleasure

expose – exposure

close – closure

 

-ness

eager – eagerness

selfish – selfishness

tired – tiredness

careless -carelessness

 

-al

approve – disapproval

rehearse – rehearsal

renew – renewal

propose – proposal

-ment

refresh – refreshments

enjoy – enjoyment

require – requirement

commit – commitment

 

-iation

publish – publication

explain – explanation

interpret – interpretation

apply – application