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    Default what is the function of the suffix "ist"

    can you tell me the function of the suffix "ist"

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    Default Re: what is the function of the suffix "ist"

    "ist" when attached to a noun usually creates a person conforms to a way of thinking. A catholocist conforms to Catholocism. Sexist... sexism. Can also attach to noun and then represents a person who does something. ie cyclist or guitarist.

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