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part of speech: suffix
definition 1: a suffix that means "full of" or "having the character of."
A cheerful face is a face that looks full of cheer.A peaceful classroom has the character of peace.
definition 2: a suffix that means "able" or "likely to."
A helpful person is a person who is likely to help.
definition 3: a suffix that means "an amount that will fill."
A mouthful of food is the amount of food that will fill a mouth.