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noun as in word modifying a verb

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King says comics exist largely to eliminate the adverb, and that for Grayson, action is character.

But there is a critical adverb up there: “almost certainly” is not the same as “certainly.”

It is to be noted here that the adverb has the vowel of the old feminine termination a, and not the modern o.

The word "difficulty" was sometimes employed as an adverb; herein it is converted to "difficultly" in this usage.

The demonstrative adverb thus implies a relative adverb: comp.

By adding to this word, the particle de, it is converted into an adverb of place, and may be rendered where.

Wunder is an adverb, as in at feht wes wnder strong, L 1744; mid wunder muchele strenge, id.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adverb, such as: limiter, modifier, and qualifier.

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