Sensational Suffixes: IFY

An itemization of words ending with the suffix 'ify'.

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  1. acidify
    turn acidic
  2. amplify
    increase the volume of
  3. beatify
    make blessedly happy
  4. beautify
    make more beautiful
  5. calcify
    become impregnated with calcium salts
  6. certify
    provide evidence for
  7. clarify
    make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating
  8. classify
    arrange or order by categories
  9. codify
    organize into a system, such as a body of law
  10. crucify
    kill by nailing onto a cross
  11. dehumidify
    make less humid
  12. deify
    exalt to the position of a God
  13. detoxify
    remove poison from
  14. dignify
    confer honor upon
  15. disqualify
    make unfit or unsuitable
  16. diversify
    vary in order to spread risk or to expand
  17. dulcify
    make sweeter in taste
  18. edify
    make understand
  19. electrify
    equip for use with charged energy
  20. emulsify
    thoroughly combine liquids that do not normally stay mixed
  21. exemplify
    be characteristic of
  22. falsify
    make false by mutilation or addition
  23. fancify
    make more beautiful
  24. fortify
    make strong or stronger
  25. fructify
    make productive or fruitful
  26. gasify
    turn into gas
  27. glorify
    praise or honor
  28. gratify
    make happy or satisfied
  29. horrify
    fill with anxiety, dread, or alarm
  30. humidify
    make (more) humid
  31. identify
    recognize as being
  32. indemnify
    secure against future loss, damage, or liability
  33. intensify
    increase in extent
  34. jollify
    celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking
  35. justify
    show to be right by providing proof
  36. liquify
    become liquid or fluid when heated
  37. magnify
    increase in size, volume or significance
  38. minify
    make smaller
  39. modify
    cause to change; make different
  40. mollify
    cause to be more favorably inclined
  41. mortify
    cause to feel shame
  42. mummify
    remove the organs and dry out in order to preserve it
  43. mystify
    be puzzling or bewildering to
  44. notify
    inform somebody of something
  45. nullify
    declare invalid
  46. objectify
    treat or regard as a thing, rather than as a person
  47. ossify
    become bony
  48. oversimplify
    simplify to an excessive degree
  49. pacify
    ease the anger, agitation, or strong emotion of
  50. personify
    attribute human qualities to something
  51. petrify
    change into stone
  52. preachify
    speak as if delivering a sermon; express moral judgements
  53. prettify
    make more beautiful
  54. purify
    distill or remove contaminants from
  55. qualify
    prove capable or fit; meet requirements
  56. quantify
    use as a quantifier
  57. ramify
    have or develop complicating consequences
  58. ratify
    approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
  59. reclassify
    classify anew, change the previous classification
  60. rectify
    make right or correct
  61. reify
    consider an abstract concept to be real
  62. rigidify
    become rigid
  63. sanctify
    render holy by means of religious rites
  64. signify
    denote or connote
  65. simplify
    make easier or reduce in complexity or extent
  66. solidify
    become firm
  67. specify
    be particular about
  68. speechify
    make speeches
  69. stratify
    form, arrange, or deposit in layers
  70. stultify
    deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
  71. terrify
    frighten greatly
  72. testify
    give a solemn statement in a court of law
  73. transmogrify
    change completely the nature or appearance of
  74. typify
    embody the essential characteristics of
  75. unify
    join or combine
  76. verify
    confirm the truth of
  77. vilify
    spread negative information about
  78. vitrify
    change into glass or a glass-like substance by applying heat
  79. vivify
    give new life or energy to

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