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Synonyms for adjective

the word class that qualifies nouns

of or relating to or functioning as an adjective

Synonyms

relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law

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"Adjective Formation and Lexical Layers in Old English." English Studies 92 (3): 323-34.
That said, the general aim of the article is to take a new look at Old English zero derivation and alternations in terms of (i) an overview of zero derivation in Old English, (ii) a description of the vocalic alternations that relate zero derived nouns, adjectives and weak verbs to their bases of derivation and (iii) an account of the significance of alternations in the wider context of the evolution of the lexicon of English.
The word prior is synonymous with the word before, sometimes even with the adjectives earlier and first.
Hass (1976: 621) mentions four studies conducted in the 1970s, i.e., around the time of Lakoff's seminal publication, that compare adjective use by men and women with differing results.
The number of occurrences of each adjective in MICASE according to gender is presented in Table 3, along with the p--value suggesting the statistical significance of any observed differences.
The best is alternate where the verb carries stress on the first syllable and the adjective on the next.
"Actually at home in the political studies and International Relations (IR) discourse, I was intrigued by the seeming omnipresence of the adjective global and its colorful and somewhat paradoxical gestalt.
In the Adjective condition, the comparison stimuli were pictures of the same puppet (Fafa) with different facial (emotional) expressions, and the sample stimuli were adjectives (the Portuguese equivalents of /angry/, /happy/, /sad/).
While Heere's method in securing BP adjectives is likely more accurate and applicable than Aaker's approach, in the current study we aim to investigate if sport managers alone are the best source of adjective attainment.
suggested instead that the adjective, as well as its counterpart
Interestingly, almost any adjective, originally derived from the corresponding noun can be further modified by means of the prefix 'un-'.
TABLE 1 MEANS, STANDARD DEVIATIONS, AND INTERCORRELATIONS OF VARIABLES USED IN MODELS PREDICTING WORD COUNT AND ADJECTIVE USE Variable M SD 1 2 1.
It can also indicate a temporal or spatial extension of the adjective, literally (week-long) or metaphorically (sky-high).
[The adjective rapid modifies the noun boil.] The saucepan was still hot, though.