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Synonyms for adjectival

of or relating to or functioning as an adjective


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The adjectival reference for activities may also be "Macedonian".
The most, almost fully regular adjectival paradigm is found with the suffix '-less'.
At the same time, the idea that the inflected participle is an adjectival modifier, whereas the uninflected form is more verbal in character, does not stand up to close scrutiny, as the following examples show:
Scott's Greek-English Lexicon (first edition 1843)--in translating these (adjectival and nominal) as relating to the 'gentleman'; but here a potential trap awaits us, for these were the 'gentlemen' of the Victorian era who conquered and exploited with the same belief in their role in 'the natural order of things' as their Athenian counterparts who kept slaves, and had the time and means to attend symposia, frequent gymnasia, and pursue young men.
Aljovic 2002, Silic i Pranjkovic 2007: 134), also referred to as the long and the short form of the adjective, or the adjectival aspect (Katicic 1991: 385, Znika 2006: 16).
Their adversaries on the defense side responded with an "adjectival conception." (13) Like any other procedural rule, Rule 23 was distinctly subordinate to the substantive law, and whatever good it might accomplish could not justify extreme distortions to procedural normalcy.
Vegetal, the adjectival form of the word vegetable.
Ito's poems explore what it means to be alert in its adjectival sense--to be fully attentive.
Participants responded to the question, "How does your group feel about your direct/indirect supervisors?" with the following bipolar adjectival pairs: happy-unhappy, relaxed-angry, and loving-hateful.
Thomas Wolfe, the adjectival Tar Heel, not the dandified Virginia expositor of The Right Stuff, philosophized in his execrably titled You Can't Go Home Again that "A man learns a great deal about life from writing and publishing a book."
The subject of this article is what has been called 'adjectival periphrasis' in studies on the Ancient Greek participle (see Bjorck 1940 for the term 'adjektivische Periphrase').
Last year's assessment system showed an adjectival rating of strong, which is a testament to Bridgestone Global Partners Board's demonstrated excellent level of skills, ability and performance.
For instance, the first part of the three-part poem "The Lakes" opens with, "remembered those / lakes." Part one has 12 verb possibilities, and all but two are formed in the perfect or progressive; the only personal pronoun comes in the phrase, "in our time," creating a syntax that can be treated as verbal or adjectival.
Occasionally d'Arcangelo's writing feels a bit self-indulgent, but even then she has the audience in mind, using just the kind of slight adjectival overload that appeals to teens: for example, "For the first time in her mouthy life, Queenie had been at a loss for words."