Rezai_Terminology_140 Compound Nouns, Adjectives, and Verbs

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					140 Compound Nouns, Adjectives, and Verbs                                            Robert Ahanessians



1) Compound Nouns


a) Noun and Noun

1. Bedroom           2. Motorcycle         3. Doorbell          4. Keyboard          5. Toothpaste

6. Wallpaper         7. Handbag            8. Road map          9. Key maker         10. Blood pressure

b) Adjective and Noun

11. Bluebird         12. Software          13. Stronghold       14. Blackboard       15. Peacetime




                                                                                   S
16. Hotdog           17. Blackberry        18. Redhead          19. Second-hand      20. Grandfather




                                                                  AN
c) Verb and Noun




                                                                SI
21. Wish-list        22. Flashlight        23. Worksheet        24. Wishbone         25. Checkroom

26. Scarecrow        27. Popcorn           28. Breakfast        29. Copycat          30. Turncoat

d) Gerund and Noun
                                                           ES
                                             AN
31. Swimming pool    32. Washing machine   33. Sewing machine   34. Ringing bell     35. Waiting list

36. Laughing gas     37. Parking meter     38. Spelling book    39. Blotting paper   40. Writing desk
                                      AH


e) Adverb and Verb

41. Outset           42. Upkeep            43. Outcome          44. Downpour         45. Uplift
                               T




46. Downcast         47. Uptake            48. Outcry           49. Outlay           50. Outpost
                         R




f) Verb and Adverb
                   BE




51. Lock-up          52. Setback           53. Showoff          54. Turnover         55. Standby
             O




56. Throwback        57. Workout           58. Takeoff          59. Fallout          60. Getaway
      R




g) Preposition, or Adverb and Noun

61. Underground      62. Overtime          63. Foresight        64. Bypass           65. Inmate

66. Offshoot         67. Onlooker          68. Upland           69. Underarm         70. Forefather




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2) Compound Adjectives


a) Noun and Adjective

71. Skin-deep           72. Headstrong     73. Pitch-dark       74. Airtight         75. Housebound

76. Worldwide           77. Stone-blind    78. Breast-high      79. Snow white       80. Lifelong

b) Noun and Past Participle

81. Heaven-born         82. Bull-headed    83. Flyblown         84. Heart-broken     85. Thumb-screwed

86. Downhearted         87. Snowbound      88. Homemade         89. Master-minded    90. Land-locked




                                                                                    S
c) Noun and Present Participle




                                                                  AN
91. Heart-beating       92. Head-nodding   93. Mouse-chasing    94. Time-taking      95. Hair-drying

96. Ground-shaking      97. Form-fitting   98. Hair-splitting   99. Hand-writing     100. Homecoming




                                                                SI
d) Adverb and Participle

101. Everlasting        102. Inborn        103. Well-read  ES   104. Well-deserved   105. Never-ending

106. Outdated           107. Well-known    108. Well-formed     109. Half-hearted    110. Outstanding
                                              AN

3) Compound Verbs
                                           AH



a) Noun and Verb

111. Counterattack      112. Backdate      113. Browbeat        114. Pinpoint        115. Sandblast
                                  T




116. Brainwash          117. Eavesdrop     118. Handpick        119. Countersign     120. Handcuff
                            R




b) Adjective and Verb
                    BE




121. Fulfill            122. Blackmail     123. Clear-cut       124. Safeguard       125. Whitewash
               O




126. Matchlock          127. Highlight     128. Spot-check      129. Superimpose     130. Blackwash
       R




c) Adverb and Verb

131. Overfly            132. Oversleep     133. Overact         134. Undertake       135. Upgrade

136. Outbid             137. Overthrow     138. Backfire        139. Overspend       140. Downgrade




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