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The video provides 7 illustrated examples of words with the suffix IST. Words that end in IST are very common in English. After giving an explanation of the meaning and definition of the suffix IST, pictures illustrate the words chosen.
As the video progresses, be sure to focus first on the picture, then listen carefully as the sentence example is read. This way you will commit to memory the words ending in IST which you can now add to your everyday vocabulary.
Now you know the meaning of words with the suffix IST, see how many more you can think of.
Here is a transcript of the video “Words With the Suffix IST”
The suffix IST means:
one who performs a certain action
It is easily added to a noun to describe what a person does.
Here are some illustrated examples:
Definition: a person who studies plants and animals
Sentence example: Sir David Attenborough is an English broadcaster and naturalist whose career now spans over 60 years.
Definition: a person who tries to alarm others needlessly
Sentence example: Although her friend repeatedly urged her to stop smoking she just regarded her as an alarmist.
Definition: a person who believes one race is superior to another leading to prejudice or violence against races perceived to be inferior
Sentence example: Racist graffiti was written on the railroad bridge.
Definition: a person who uses acts of violence to intimidate people to achieve a political goal
Sentence example: He’s not a terrorist; just a hiker trying to keep warm!
Definition: a person who plays the piano
Sentence example: The pianist, a German street musician, plays in the old marketplace in the centre of Wrocław, Poland.
Definition: someone who marries one person while still legally married to another
Sentence example: This police photo, dated December 30, 1922, is of bigamist Alice Cooke, who amassed a number of aliases and at least two husbands!
Definition: a person who creates art, or one who works in the performing arts
Sentence example: She is a true artist and an inspiration in overcoming adversity!
Whenever you see words with the suffix IST, remember, it simply describes a person who engages in a particular activity.
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