Answers – Are you as smart as a 6th grader?

Here are the answers to the earlier post on prefixes and suffixes. Fess up – how many did you get right?

Prefixes

before – pre-

after – post-

again – re-

two – bi-

three – tri-

many – poly-

wrong – mis-

between – inter-

water – hydro-

across – trans-

Suffixes

-ion, -tion, -ation, -ition – act/process

-ible, -able – can be done

-al,- ial, -ic – having characteristics of

-ness – state of, condition of

-ment – action or process

-ous, -eous, -ious – possessing the qualities of

-en – made of

-er, -est – comparative

-ive, -ative, -itive – adjective form of a noun

-less – without

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2 responses to “Answers – Are you as smart as a 6th grader?

  1. Shawn MacKENZIE

    Fun, Karen.
    Got to say, I am as smart as a 6th grader, but it probably helps that I edit Xwords….:-)

  2. karenselliott

    SM – Great! Now, do you mean as smart as a 6th grader with an average C or with an A+ and a gold star? 🙂

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