- n the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses
- n a word that modifies something other than a noun
- Driving fast," I blurted out, surprised I'd actually used an adverb, "and a man wearing blue clothes gave me a small piece of paper.
- Is the adverb necessary? Is there a single vivid verb that can replace the adverbverb pair? If so, would it be a better choice? APPLYING STYLE: Take a piece of your own writing .
- If it be correct to use the adverb, it is clear that one who is dead cannot do a thing posthumously, and it seems equally clear that a person living cannot do a thing posthumously.
News & Articles
- Neil Folks: Nothing exists outside of 'now'
Now is listed as an adverb in the dictionary — a modifier of verbs, telling how, when, where and to what degree the action is performed. Have you ever experienced, done, thought or felt anything outside the now in this moment?
June 7, 2013 - Craig Daily Press
- Noah Webster in International Herald Tribune
But Noah Webster reported in a 1789 dissertation that dern, pronounced "darn," "is now used as an adverb to qualify an adjective, as darn sweet; denoting a great degree of the quality."