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- suffix A noun suffix having a diminutive force.
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- suffix a
diminutivesuffix; for example:
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Middle English, from Middle French -el, from Latin -ellus + Middle French -et, from Latin -ittus, both diminutive suffixes. Replaced Middle English -el, from Old English -el, -il.
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So, -let me get this right, -'xenophobic behaviour' ?
no chance of winning the approval of the Democrats who control the Senate -let alone the president.
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