September 26, 2017

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Literacy-matters.

ADJECTIVE

An adjective is a word that describes a noun:

The black cat climbed a tree.

The man felt a paralyzing fear.

Cinnamon-flavored oatmeal tastes better than plaln.

The usual place of the adjective in English is in front of the noun.

You can have a whole string of adjectives if you like:

The tall thin evil-looking cowboy roped the short, fat, inoffensive calf.

COMMON ADJECTIVES

PROPER ADJECTIVES

PREDICATE ADJECTIVES

-ED ADJECTIVES

-ING ADJECTIVES