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affix
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • In addition, any word — this again applied in principle to every word in the language — could be negatived by adding the affix un— or could be strengthened by the affix plus-, or, for still greater emphasis, doubleplus-.
  • In addition, any word — this again applied in principle to every word in the language — could be negatived by adding the affix un— or could be strengthened by the affix plus-, or, for still greater emphasis, doubleplus-.
  • It was also possible, as in present-day English, to modify the meaning of almost any word by prepositional affixes such as ante-, post-, up-, down-, etc. By such methods it was found possible to bring about an enormous diminution of vocabulary.

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  • affix the seal here
  • grammatical morphemes affix to the stem

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