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a combining form meaning “maker,” used in the formation of compound words: spinifex.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of -fex
<Latin, equivalent to -fec- (combining form of facere to make) + -s nominative singular ending. See -fic
Words nearby -fex
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Example sentences from the Web for -fex
Nu ne mage we asmeagan h h of am lme flsc worhte, and blod bn and fell, fex and nglas.