comparative degree


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Synonyms for comparative degree

the comparative form of an adjective or adverb

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Periphrastic comparison, through the addition of MORE to form the comparative degree, and MOST to form the superlative is, as in the case of adjectives, only sporadic and marked emotionally.
In (51) BETTER is used to build a structure in the comparative degree.
Warriner and his excellent text on English grammar and composition: "In standard English usage employ the comparative degree when comparing more than two.
Still, it has to be said the portal provides a lot of information about the history of the various regional commands of the army, career prospects for the new entrants, the history and comparative degrees of the various awards, a snapshot of the welfare and adventure activities of the force, and biographical details of the chiefs of army staff.
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