Suffix ful
Lots of words can take 'ful' as a suffix. How many can you think of?

Suffix ful

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This 'Suffix ful' spelling quiz tests elementary school children on words that can end with those three letters.

Certain words can have the letters ‘ful’ added to the end of them to change their meaning. These three letters actually add the idea that you are ‘full’ of the root word (the word it has attached onto the end of). Improve your spelling in this quiz.

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1.
She was ____ in passing her driving test.
successfull
successful
sucesful
successfful
This was a hard one - but remember if you can spell the root word 'success' then it just needs 'ful' to be added.
2.
He was very ____.
thankfull
thankfall
thankful
thanful
He is full of thanks. The word 'thank' is called the root word because it stays the same and in place just like roots on a tree.
3.
This dog is ____.
beautyfull
beautyful
beautiful
beautifull
Here is an exception to the rule. Sometimes when a word ends in 'y' you change the last letter for an 'i' then add 'ful'.
4.
He was very ____.
tareful
teerful
tierful
tearful
Babies can't speak so to communicate they cry.
5.
She was ____ but she crossed her fingers anyway.
hopfull
hopful
hopeful
hopefull
She is full of hope that she will get the job and that's why her fingers are crossed.
6.
The picture they sent her was ____.
wunderful
wanderful
wonderful
wenderful
The word 'wonder' has rooted to the ground and we add the suffix 'ful' to the end.
7.
Be ____ when you walk across this rope.
careful
carefull
caireful
cairefull
Be full of care when you walk across this tightrope.
8.
This was the most ____ time of their lives.
delightful
delightfull
deelightful
deallightful
This word has the 'igh' sound.
9.
Thanks for your help, you have been very ____.
helpfull
helppful
helpful
hellpful
All you need to do is add 'ful' onto the end of the word.
10.
That bruise looks very ____.
painful
painfull
panefull
paneful
This means full of pain. We don't add the word full though, we add 'ful' - with one l.
Author:  Finola Waller

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