suffix attached to a verb, first attested 1960 with sit-in (which most likely had been impacted by sit-down strike); used to begin protests, extended c.1965 to virtually any gathering.
- chemical suffix, generally showing a neutral compound, antibiotic drug, supplement, or hormones; see -ine (2).
A suffix. See the Note under -ine.
He excels in his representations of landscapes and waterscapes, and has succeeded -in transferring to gold-lacquer panels tender and delicate pictures of natures softest moodspictures that show balance, richness, harmony and a fine sense of decorative proportion.