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Gradable Adjectives And Adverbs

Gradable adjectives and adverbs Some adjectives and adverbs refer to qualities which are gradable. For example, people can be more or less pleasing; jobs can be more or less difficult. Other adjectives and adverbs...

Positive, Comparative And Superlative

Degree is a grammatical category which expresses the degree to which some quality is present. English adjectives and adverbs commonly distinguish three degrees: the positive (the basic form), the comparative (expressing a higher degree...