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					                          “Dinosaurs Before
                                Dark”
                            Chapters 4-6
                               Suffixes


                          ly, less, ful
J. T. Barber Second Gr.
Suffix is placed at the
end of a word

      ly =like
       badly

1: in a bad manner <The child played badly.>
2 : very much <He wanted the jeans badly.>
     bravely

1 : feeling or displaying no fear :
COURAGEOUS
  closely
 The houses set closely together.


1: having little space between
items or units 2: fitting tightly
 really

1: in actual fact <I'm really sorry I
upset you.>
2 to tell the truth <well, really, I'd
rather go to the movies than go to
dinner>
      finally
1. at last: after a long period of
time or a long delay and often
after previous unsuccessful
attempts
  So you've finally decided to go
and see the movie, right?
Suffixes go after a
base or root word

    less =without
               careless
1: free from care (without care)


2: not taking care

She was careless and dropped the glass of
 milk.
  thoughtless

Without thought

3: lacking concern for others
: inconsiderate <rude and
thoughtless behavior> <a thoughtless
remark>
       helpless

Without help or protection
homeless

Without a home
  painless



:without pain
Suffixes go after a
base or root word

       ful =full of
    careful



:full of care
   cheerful
:full of cheer
 thoughtful


:full of thought
careful reasoned thinking
<a thoughtful story>
 joyful
 : full of joy
: experiencing, causing, or
showing joy : happy
powerful

   : full of power

 He was unable to lift the weight.
     Vocabulary Words
•   vanished
•   gasp
•   examine
•   mutant
•   creature
Vanished: pass out of sight,
especially quickly; disappear.
Synonym: disappear.
gasp: To draw in the breath sharply,
as from shock.
examine : to look at closely
mutant: to change
An individual, or new genetic
character arising or resulting from
mutation.
creature: an animal, esp. a
nonhuman: the creatures of the
woods and fields; a creature from
outer space.

				
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