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Example sentences for "adjectives"

Lexicographically close words:
adiudged; adjacent; adjectival; adjective; adjectively; adjoin; adjoined; adjoining; adjoins; adjourn
  1. The adjectives must be taken as they come and not picked out to suit the story.

  2. The slips are collected and given to the principal player, who has undertaken to read out a short story, substituting the adjectives on the slips for those already in the story.

  3. Remnants of the strong declension of adjectives are wreches s.

  4. Remnants of the strong declension of adjectives are longes s.

  5. Adjectives used as nouns with inflection are s.

  6. All other adjectives are uninflected in the singular: the termination in all cases of the pl.

  7. The weak declension of adjectives has -e throughout the singular, n.

  8. Thorpe suggests in his translation, ‘loathly and grim,’ as if two adjectives for the name of the contrivance.

  9. All other adjectives are uninflected in the singular.

  10. The plural of all adjectives ends in -e, except særi pl.

  11. Other adjectives used as nouns are blete, l.

  12. Remnants of the strong declension of adjectives in the sing.

  13. She coined new adjectives for the windows, the sculptured cornices, the exquisite and ingenious perfection of the incomparable facade.

  14. I burst into thanks, and when I had used up most of my prettiest adjectives I asked how long the work would take.

  15. It must be, and I know it is so, that every one such feels ashamed of himself afterwards, and calls himself by hard but honest adjectives when the "bad head" period comes on.

  16. Dirty, wet, cold, and dreary, and all the other adjectives by which discomfort is usually interpreted.

  17. I have selected this as the representative of a class of adjectives that, strictly speaking, do not admit of comparison.

  18. Adjectives are often erroneously used for adverbs in sentences like the following: "This is an uncommon good portrait," "It is a miserable poor painting.

  19. Those specifying adjectives commonly called Adjective Pronouns, may be divided into three sorts; the distributive, the demonstrative, and the indefinite.

  20. With regard to the using of adjectives and other qualifying words, care must be taken, or your language will frequently amount to absurdity or nonsense.

  21. The adjectives indifferent, excellent, and miserable, are here improperly used, because adjectives do not express the degree of adjectives or adverbs, but such modifications are denoted by adverbs.

  22. Adjectives belong to, and qualify, nouns expressed or understood.

  23. If you call every active person choleric, every truculent one sanguine, every thoughtful one phlegmatic, and every sad one melancholy, you simply add a technical expression to a few of the thousands of adjectives that describe these things.

  24. He exhibits in such cases a kind of thoughtfulness, which is not, however, earnest and profound: and these two adjectives describe *real consideration.

  25. When placed before adjectives and participles, it converts them into abstract nouns; as, the sublime and the beautiful.

  26. Note: Adjectives and pronouns are said to vary in gender when the form is varied according to the gender of the words to which they refer.

  27. Note: Self is united to certain personal pronouns and pronominal adjectives to express emphasis or distinction.

  28. Note: Full is placed before adjectives and adverbs to heighten or strengthen their signification.

  29. Defn: A suffix used to from adjectives from nouns and from adjectives.

  30. Sometimes prefixed to adjectives in an adverbial sense, as nearly equivalent to how; as, what happy boys!

  31. Such is also used before adjectives joined to substantives; as, the fleet encountered such a terrible storm that it put back.

  32. Adjectives of constant use in daily life.

  33. Comparisons are odious-- Adjectives have three degrees of comparison.

  34. Adjectives ending in er, form the superlative in errimus.

  35. An accusative case is sometimes put after adjectives and participles, where the preposition secundum, appears to be understood, as Os humerosque asello similis: Like to a cod-fish as to his head and shoulders.

  36. Adjectives and substantives govern an ablative case, signifying the cause and the form, or the manner of a thing, as Demosthenes vociferatione raucus erat: Demosthenes was hoarse with bawling.

  37. Adjectives ending in ax, derived from verbs, also require a genitive case, as Tempus edax rerum: Time is the consumer of all things.

  38. Adjectives which relate to plenty or want, sometimes require an ablative, sometimes a genitive case, as Amor et melle et felle est fœcundissimus: Love is very full both of honey and gall.

  39. There are no diminutives or augmentatives, which are supplied by means of the adjectives picki little, and buta great.

  40. It was a frequent termination of certain adjectives among the Romans,--as of those designating a person following the sea, or given to rural pursuits.

  41. The full dress version of the thought is glittering with new images like bracelets and brooches and ear-rings, and fringed with fresh adjectives like edges of embroidery.

  42. I have a passion for those resplendent titles which are not conferred by a sovereign and would not be the open sesame to the courts of royalty, yet which are as opulent in impressive adjectives as any Knight of the Garter's list of dignities.

  43. It has made my adjectives sweat pretty hard, I know, to put together an answer returning thanks and not lying beyond the twilight of veracity, if one may use a figure.

  44. At Met I 39 'fluminaque obliquis cinxit decliuia ripis', obliquis should be taken with flumina, and decliuia with ripis; or possibly both adjectives should be taken with both nouns.

  45. Romans regarded the two adjectives as having much the same force.

  46. Adjectives are declined like substantives, and it has been shown already how their cases are formed.

  47. These adjectives are attached to any case of a substantive without varying their own forms.

  48. Primitive adjectives may usually be divided into active and passive; but the same suffix often has either an active or a passive meaning.

  49. In poetry and late prose, a great many other adjectives of these meanings, besides those mentioned above, are also used with the genitive.

  50. Denominative adjectives may be divided into such as denote: I.

  51. Mill, has been disputed on the ground that adjectives are applied both to concrete and to abstract terms.

  52. A scrupulous insistence on making his meaning clear led to an iteration of certain adjectives and adverbs, which at length deadened the effect beyond the endurance of all but the most resolute students.

  53. The ascription of adjectives to the class of concrete terms, upheld by J.

  54. And many other examples might be given of this child similarly using her small stock of adjectives and verbs correctly.

  55. Yet the adjectives proper to these catastrophes are actually applied--in letters of gold and silver and purple--to the circus!

  56. For he is not verbose and extravagant, he is taciturn and thrifty; he deliberately uses the mildest instead of the strongest of the adjectives at his disposal.

  57. The termination of adjectives follows the same rule.

  58. For such adjectives inevitably suggest that the condition to which they are applied corresponds to a set of facts from which divergence can be only temporary, and is probably accidental.

  59. To continue the study of adjectives of quality, there is a series of commands relating to the comparative and superlative.

  60. Well then find me some adjectives which will go well with Charles.

  61. Adjectives are words which stand for qualities of a given object.

  62. This exercise brings the child in contact with a great many adjectives of quality.

  63. There are in addition similar cards for the adjectives of irregular comparisons, and three title cards: Positive, Comparative, Superlative.

  64. Take the eight tablets of the color you like best, arrange them according to shades and apply the proper adjectives of quality from the following: light, lightest, dark, darkest.

  65. Certainly Knox did not pen or dictate the Articles, for none of his favourite adjectives occurs in the document.

  66. All sorts of contrary adjectives come up as I think of him.

  67. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "adjectives" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.