Word Formation Exercises 1


Learn new vocabulary and become familiar with English words and how to modify them by adding or removing certain affixes (suffixes / prefixes) to form adjectives from nouns, adverbs from adjectives, verbs from adverbs, nouns from verbs or the other way around. Although there isn't really a general formation rule that always works, once you have had enough practice with them, it gets easier to intuitively guess different forms of a given word even if you don't know the meaning of it.

Complete the word forms chart below:


NOUNVERBADJECTIVEADVERB
1.analyzeanalyticalanalytically
2.identityidentifiableidentifiably
3.editoreditorialeditorially
4.economyeconomizeeconomically
5.individualindividuateindividual
6.acquireacquisitive -
7.resource - resourcefully
8.tradition - traditional
9participationparticipation -
10.conceiveconceptualconceptually
11.hypothesishypothetical
12.symbolsymbolize
13.investigateinvestigative-
14.sustenancesustainablesustainably
15.emergeemergent
16.specificsspecific
17.removeremovable
18.ethics-
19.implicationimplied
20.evolutionevolutionary
21.flexibilityflex
22.deviatedeviant
23.marginmarginalize
24.pursuit

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