Example sentences for: adjective

How can you use “adjective” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An entry on this or that ? would have been in order, chiefly to cover its usage as a pronoun or pronominal adjective of reference.

  • Speaking of Mormon doctrine, the term, used as a general-purpose noun, adjective, and adverb, as an unofficial designation for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its adherents, and comes from The Book of Mormon , a book that Joseph Smith claims to have translated from gold plates goven to him by an angle.

  • You either live up to it or it waves a hankie, receding forever," and many reviewers seem to see the hankie waving here at the boy wonder who a decade ago wowed the critics with The Mysteries of Pittsburgh . As Michael Gorra says in the New York Times Books Review , "Promising is still the word I'd choose" to describe this collection, "but after 10 years and four books that adjective has to seem a disappointment."

  • The term Indo-European cropped up first at the beginning of the 19th century; as much of the work was being done in Germany, it is not surprising that the term preferred there was Indo-Germanic , actually a translation of indogermanisch (with a small i because it is an adjective), which arose in the late 1820s; the latter survives in the literature, largely replaced by the former, especially since the discovery that Celtic is a member of the family.

  • It was snapped out loud and clear, after the fashion of the proper British soldier, with none of the slurring so characteristic of the American using it as an adjective.

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