Base Word Families

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Suffix –ance, -ence
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-ance, -ence
• There is no rule to show if a word gets
-ance or –ence as a suffix.
• Words ending in –ance or –ence are
usually nouns.
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importance
entrance
difference
independence
insurance
conference
ambulance
absence
instance
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audience
allowance
intelligence
assurance
appearance
obedience
presence
Vocabulary Words
Vocabulary MUST be spelled correctly on your test!
• Opportunity (N): a favorable circumstance or a good
chance for advancement
• Oppress (V): to crush or burden by abuse of power or
authority
• optimism (N): the view that things and events are the
best they can be
• parallel (ADJ): extending in the same direction and not
meeting
• persevere (V): to keep going in spite of opposition or
discouragement
• penicillin (N): an antibiotic produced by molds
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