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1. a suffix of verbs having a frequentative force: dazzle; twinkle.
2. a suffix of adjectives formed originally on verbal stems and having the sense of “apt to”: brittle.
3. a noun suffix having originally a diminutive meaning: bramble.
4. a noun suffix indicating agent or instrument: beadle; bridle; thimble.

l.e.



Football.
left end.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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