By Kyra Troendle
The root -nym- means "Name"
Homonym-DEFINITION- a word that sounds like another word
Acronym-DEFINITION- an abbreviation formed by combining the initial letters in words or parts of a series of words Such as USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)
The root -val- means "to be strong"
Valuable-DEFINITION- an object that is worth a lot
Valid-DEFINITION- Powerful, strong,or efficient
The suffix -Ance- changes a verb or adjective into a noun
Ignorance-DEFINITION- The state of being ignorant or unaware of something
Appearance-DEFINITION- the way that someone or something looks
The Suffix -ly- turns adjectives into adverb
calmly-DEFINITION- in a calm or peaceful manner
Quickly-DEFINITION- At a fast speed or rate, rapidly