How to determine that word is a 'root' word? Such as speaking, the root word is speak.

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tiffy 7350

just remember the verb or the action word.

  • Speaking - speak
  • Talking - talk
  • Walking - walk
  • walked - walk
  • talks - talk

or try removing "ing" "ed" "es/s"

just remember that there are words that really ends with the above suffices.

I hope that helps.

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