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adnouns

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synonyms for adnouns

  • accessory
  • adjunct
  • adnoun
  • attribute
  • dependent
  • identifier
  • modifier
  • qualifier
  • additional
  • attributive
  • descriptive
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How to use adnouns in a sentence

Adnouns are a class of words added to nouns to vary their comprehension, or to determine their extension.
ENGLISH GRAMMAR IN FAMILIAR LECTURESSAMUEL KIRKHAM
Participles bear the same relation to verbs, that adnouns do to nouns.
ENGLISH GRAMMAR IN FAMILIAR LECTURESSAMUEL KIRKHAM
But that theory which ranks them with adnouns, appears to rest on a sandy foundation.
ENGLISH GRAMMAR IN FAMILIAR LECTURESSAMUEL KIRKHAM
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