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Technical stuff – part 7: adjectives

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Adjective Magnet Words

Adjectives are the words we use to provide a description of something or someone.

For example, the following words in italics are adjectives (descriptive words):

The beautiful lady

The long lane

The tall tower

The red jacket

That’s enough for today on adjectives. I’d say this post is short and sweet!

Parts of speech including nouns, verbs and adjectives

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Written by Wordwatch

12/01/2010 at 3:06 pm

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