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noun as in word that modifies a noun

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Example Sentences

I don’t have any more adjectives other than what you guys have probably been using, but, yeah, he’s playing at an elite, elite level.

Emotions and adjectives ran the gamut but few observers appeared to come away thinking that the last remaining superpower could rise above its bitter partisan rancor as the election looms barely a month away.

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In fact, “plastic” can also be used as an adjective and mean that something can be formed or shaped easily.

Moving forward, the team plans to experiment more to improve the quality of the image generation and expand the model’s visual and linguistic vocabulary to include more topics, objects, and adjectives.

This highly-trafficked phrase is also a testament to just how critical it is to communicate the specific dangers posed by an incoming storm -- even a simple choice of adjectives can make a difference in how information is disseminated.

This time he decline to offer an adjective, said he would leave it to others to go through the tea leaves of the election.

How could I have written something so, so (fill in the negative adjective)?

And so we are all supposed to denote something from “working mother” as a descriptive adjective.

You use an adjective, it better be a sixty-four-dollar adjective.

The French have an adjective that the English language lacks—“digest.”

Pope-holy; properly an adjective, meaning 'holy as a pope,' hence, hypocritical.

When the exact sense was lost, the suffix -al seemed to be adjectival, and the word dismal became at last an adjective.

This is the termination of the present participle and verbal adjective derived from verbs in -a.

This is wrong, and probably due to the dropping of the final e in the definite adjective firste.

Once more there is no definition of the term able-bodied, which is used sometimes as an adjective and sometimes as a substantive.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adjective, such as: accessory, adjunct, adnoun, attribute, dependent, and identifier.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.