An *agent noun* is a noun which identifies the performer of an action, typically derived from the verb for that action. For example, a *writer* is one who *writes*; *writer* is the agent noun.

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How can one determine if the opposite of an agent noun exists?

We know that the employer employs the employee and that the tutor tutors the tutee, but how do we know if the shooter shot the shootee? Is there a simple way to determine if an agent noun can be made ...