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Study the word list: More words with the suffix -able

-able is the most common way of spelling this suffix.

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adorable
Your new puppy is adorable.
advisable
Doing your homework on time is advisable.
agreeable
The decision to move was agreeable.
available
I'll let you know when she's available to talk.
believable
Your story seems believable.
capable
Are you capable of managing so many different tasks at once?
changeable
The weather will be changeable.
considerable
The team scored a considerable number of goals in the recent match.
desirable
The advertised job had desirable benefits.
durable
These trainers are comfortable, stylish and durable.
excitable
Did you see how excitable the puppies were?
excusable
His actions were not excusable.
foreseeable
It is unlikely that we will have any available appointments for the foreseeable future.
inevitable
The snow led to inevitable delays.
inflammable
Hydrogen is a highly inflammable gas.
irritable
I get irritable if I haven't had enough sleep.
justifiable
Her actions were justifiable.
perishable
We try and use our perishable goods first.
pronounceable
We need to come up with a memorable and pronounceable name for our company.
regrettable
His decision to resign from the position was regrettable.

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Learn about these words in Unit 27. Word endings: -able, -ible


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