Example sentences for: adjectives

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

  • Nouns and verbs are the mainstay of the metaphors treated, but adjectives are in very short supply.

  • The adjectives are always vivid: the colors rawn and pallow and smaudre (which also function as nouns), and squalmaceous or halcositic.

  • In a short section in which Postmodifying adverbs with adjectives are discussed, confusion is confounded by juxtaposing stiff neck with We were worried stiff .

  • Thus, we can see at a glance that, for example, the highest mortality again appeared in the new noun compounds, where 28% of the deletions were noun compounds, whereas the only variant form was tabbouli . The deletions consisted of 134 nouns, 16 adjectives, 12 verbs, and 2 affixes.

  • Good advice is given about hyphens and adverbs ending in -ly preceding adjectives: were I being pernickety, I should say that the word modifier is not necessarily applied only to words that precede a noun, and that the rules change when a modifier is in apositive or predicative position, as in a well-known man vs. a man well known for his generosity .

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