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Adjectives


An adjective is a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun; it describes (what kind), identifies (which one) or quantifies (how many). It typically precedes the noun or the pronoun which it modifies.

Most Common Adjectives

The adjectives below are commonly found in printed material.

a * cold hard mean right
above different high more round
all each hot most same
an * enough important new small
another even kind next some
any every large old still
best few left one such
better full light other the *
big funny little own warm
both good long pretty young
clean great many black blue
brown green red white yellow
one two three four five
six seven eight nine ten
first second

* These words are articles. These adjectives are used with a noun to limit or make it clearer.

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