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'em (informal) contracted form of "them."
'fore contracted form of "before".
'gainst contracted form of "against."
'mongst contracted form of "amongst".
'neath contracted form of "beneath".
'tis contracted form of "it is".
'twas contracted form of "it was".
-'s1 shortened form of "us".
-'s2 used to form the possessive of most singular nouns, some plural nouns not ending in "s," some pronouns, and various noun phrases.
-'s3 shortened form of "is". [3 definitions]
-ability capacity or fitness for (such) a state, use, or action.
-able capable or worthy of being the object of (such) an action. [3 definitions]
-ably in a manner that indicates the capability of or tendency toward performing, or being the object of, (such) an action.
-ac of, relating to, or resembling. [2 definitions]
-acea used in scientific names of zoological classes or orders.
-aceae used in scientific names of botanical families.
-aceous of the nature of or resembling. [3 definitions]
-acious characterized by; full of or tending toward.
-acity (such) a characteristic, condition, or tendency.
-acy characteristic, condition, position, or the like.