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Word Formation Exercise


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.
See Word Forms Exercise for an alternative multiple choice exercise that tests you on choosing the right form of the word to complete sentences correctly; noun form, adjective form, adverb form.

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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