Collectively, these 16 agencies are called the “ic”—intelligence community.
The Republican National Committee has called the project out as a “Democrat[ic] front group.”
Granit′iform, Gran′itoid, of the form of or resembling granite; Granolith′ic, composed of cement formed of pounded granite.
One lot always end in 'ic,' and the other in 'ia,' and it is so confusing.
Phytophagous, fī-tof′a-gus, adj. feeding on plants—also Phytophag′ic.
The pronoun of the first person is often ic 245, 385; vr pl.
The folds, which are shewn in section in fig. 14, ic, project into and nearly completely fill up the body of the ovum.
Pronounce the -al of adverbs derived from adjectives in -ic or -al.
In the first place the crude form seric was neither Latin nor Greek, so that the -ic could not be adjectival.
Cler′ic, -al, belonging to the clergy: pertaining to a clerk.
adjective suffix, "having to do with, having the nature of, being, made of, caused by, similar to" (in chemistry, indicating a higher valence than names in -ous), from French -ique and directly from Latin -icus, which in many cases represents Greek -ikos "in the manner of; pertaining to." From PIE *-(i)ko, which also yielded Slavic -isku, adjectival suffix indicating origin, the source of the -sky (Russian -skii) in many surnames.
Of, relating to, or characterized by: carbonic.
Having a valence higher than that of a specified element in compounds or ions named with adjectives ending in -ous: ferric.
Of or relating to an acid: sulfuric acid.