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Some words ending in -ent are changed to nouns by using the ending -ency.

absorbency The sponge had a high absorbency.
agency She worked for a government agency.
clemency The judge exhibited clemency towards the defendant.
complacency You shouldn't approach anything with complacency.
consistency John mixed the ingredients into a creamy consistency.
decency Saying sorry was a matter of decency.
efficiency The factory improved its efficiency.
fluency He spoke french with great fluency.
frequency Radio waves have a lower frequency than visible light.
leniency There was no leniency for the criminal.
proficiency He spelt English with proficiency.
solvency Solvency is essential for companies.
urgency The traveller moved with urgency.

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

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absorbency
agency
clemency
complacency
consistency
decency
efficiency
fluency
frequency
leniency
proficiency
solvency
urgency

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Other lists from Unit 33. Word endings: -ant, -ent, -ance, -ence

The suffix -ment
Adjectives ending in -ant
Nouns ending in -ant
Adjectives ending in -ent
Nouns ending in -ent
-ance words, Set 1
-ance words, Set 2
-ence words, Set 1
-ence words, Set 2
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