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Synonyms for adjectival

of or relating to or functioning as an adjective


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35) The OED suggests that the reference might have been more pointed than this in 1621: this example from The Advancement is its first quotation in support of "empiric" used adjectivally.
Eragrostis, or lovegrass, flourishes in American deserts and plains, just as it does in this poem and in the speaker's memory, where it appears as "love grass" and adjectivally as "love-grass," probably for the first time in English.
Let's hope he never scores the winning goal at Wembley, adjectivally he has nowhere left to go.
While Kaplan (2005:43) is right in saying that in Fiji 'profit is no longer a sinister foreign deity'--especially if made on their vanua--business remains something often proclaimed 'antithetical to things of the vanua (meaning "land", "common people", and adjectivally "traditional" things), which are deemed the most important things for indigenous Fijians to retain' (Tomlinson 2004:191; see also Williksen-Bakker 2002).
grammatical subordination of one idea to another, [and] conjunctions such as however, therefore, thus, although, or unless are almost entirely absent except when those conjunctions are used adjectivally.
In both cases, the phrase is used adjectivally and in combination with a suffix (9/11-like, 9/11-type).
Using color words substantively as well as adjectivally, juxtaposing them in series, and drawing a lexicon from the paint-box are among Byatt's means of achieving sensory density.
Metropolitan" (etymologically a citizen of the mother/mother city) also appears as a noun a century before being used adjectivally.
The word "kamokha" is not usually used adverbially, but rather adjectivally, meaning "similar to you" (cf.
157, contains a relative clause constructed with a CP functioning adjectivally.
sensuality, promise, terror, sublimity, idyllic pleasure, intense energy: the Orient as a figure in pre-Romantic, pretechnical Orientalist imagination of late-eighteenth century Europe was really a chameleon-like quality called adjectivally "Oriental" (118).
In one of them, soul does basically appear only adjectivally, and while the doctrine is, so far as I can see, formally consistent, it is only a polite form of materialism, which is cumbrous, misleading, and disposed to point in the wrong direction from the point of view of deeper theoretical understanding.
Instead of grappling with the American Letter--an alphabetic figure pregnant with potential verbal referents--Persian audiences are frequently given instead an adjectivally delimited "sign," a generic "mark" defined for them as "shameful.
The syntactical freedom, as for example of nouns and verbs being used adjectivally, creates wordscapes that surge with energy.
Indeed, it might even be suggested that the more firmly established the jurisprudential thrust of the Canadian guidelines on gender-related persecution becomes, the more women will be seen as risking pure and simple persecution, rather than an exceptional adjectivally framed variety.