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part of speech: suffix
definition 1: a suffix that means "like" or "having to do with."
A historic figure is a person who is important in history.
definition 2: a suffix that means "related to" or "made of."
A metallic object is made out of metal.
definition 3: a suffix that means "causing" or "producing."
A terrific clap of thunder is one that causes some people to feel terror.