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Study the word list: The suffix -ment

If the /m nt/ ending is a suffix, it is always spelled with the letter e: -ment. There are many words ending in -ment. Here are just a few.

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Bob regretfully couldn't make the payment. *
The whole family was in agreement.
He made a large investment in the company.
Six weeks into their engagement, they were married.
The government cuts will affect everyone.
The win was a great achievement.
There was an adjustment in today's schedule.
I saw an advertisement for a new drink.
To my amazement, he arrived on time.
Much to my amusement, he told a funny anecdote.
A plant needs the correct nourishment to grow.
The judge handed out a harsh punishment to the criminal. *
Her family gave her encouragement to succeed.
Development of new business is vital to an economy.
The bicycle needed a replacement wheel.
Reading, sports and games are all forms of entertainment.
The company was now under new management.
Suspense is used to build up a sense of waiting and excitement. *
Playing in a team requires commitment.
Look for signs of improvement. *

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Learn about these words in Unit 33. Word endings: -ant, -ent, -ance, -ence

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