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Productive

Stillused to create new words

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Coining

Creating

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-able

Combines with verbs to form adjectives, it means 'can be'

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-conscious

Combines with nouns to form adjectives that describe people who consider one aspect of their lives especially important

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-free

Combines with nouns describing something undesirable to form adjectives to describe nouns without that undesirable aspect

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-rich

Combines with nouns (often chemical or organic substances) to form adjectives to describe nouns with a lot of that substance

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-led

Combines with nouns and nationality adjectives to form adjectives describing things that are controlled or influenced by the original noun or nationality

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-minded

Combines with adjectives or nouns to form new adjectives describing people with particular characters, opinion or attitudes

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Like-minded

With similar interests

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High-minded

Having high moral standards

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-proof

Combines with nouns to form adjectives describing things that can resist the damage or difficulty caused by the noun

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-related

Combines with nouns to form adjectives to describe on thing as connected with another

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-ridden

Combines with nouns to form adjectives describing people or things with a lot of that noun

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Bedridden

A person has to stay in bed because they are ill

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-worthy

Combines with nouns to form adjectives that describe people or things that merit whatever the original noun refers to

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-ly

is not only an adverb ending, it also forms quite a few adjectives

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Lively

Full of energy

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Costly

Expensive

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Leisurely

Relaxed

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Miserly

Mean with money

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-ant

Is most familiar as an adjective ending but it can also make nouns from verbs to describe a person

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-en

Makes adjectives from nouns but it also makes verbs from adjectives