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synonyms for adverbs

  • limiter
  • modifier
  • qualifier
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How to use adverbs in a sentence

And it is accordingly by adverbs, and accessory adjectives, that the degrees of comparison are expressed.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
But I would rather be looney that-a-way than to have as much sense as King Solomon and all his adverbs.
DANNY'S OWN STORYDON MARQUIS
The numerals of the language are converted into adverbs by the inflection ing, making one, once, &c.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
In Japanese adverbs are formed by suffixing ni and to, like the English ly and French ment.
A FANTASY OF FAR JAPANBARON KENCHO SUYEMATSU
But excepting a few, the whole class of words, denominated adverbs, can be resolved into other parts of speech.
DISSERTATION ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGENOAH WEBSTER, JR.
Phrases consisting of a preposition and a neuter adjective are common, and have the force of adjectives or adverbs.
SELECTIONS FROM VIRI ROMAECHARLES FRANOIS L'HOMOND
I like luxuriously and magnificently: these two adverbs joined together sound admirably.
FRENCH CLASSICSWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
And as our forefathers treated their adverbs we still treat many adjectives.
THE VERBALISTTHOMAS EMBLY OSMUN, (AKA ALFRED AYRES)
The former uses, for example, adjectives instead of adverbs; the latter uses adverbs instead of adjectives.
THE VERBALISTTHOMAS EMBLY OSMUN, (AKA ALFRED AYRES)
Note, this unusual enjambement; but the mente of adverbs still has largely the force of a separate word.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
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