I have shown what a bother it is to decline a good (male) friend; well this is only a third of the work, for there is a variety of new distortions of the adjective to be learned when the object is feminine, and still another when the object is neuter.
Personal pronouns and adjectives are a fruitful nuisance in this language, and should have been left out.
We would not wish to mislead our readers in their conceptions of any of our characters, and we therefore feel it necessary to add that the adjective
, in the preceding agnomen of Mr.
They had no fixed values, to be altered by adjectives
Thus the terms 'whiteness','grammar', 'justice', give us the adjectives
'white','grammatical', 'just', and so on.
As to the adjectives
, I said, if I remember right, amiable, unambitious, and absent-minded.
He used gestures instead of adjectives
, and he halted.
blase old beau loves with an hysterical fervor that requires four adjectives
to every noun to properly describe.
were too foul for print; they were given with such a special effort at distinctness, however, that I was smiling one instant, and giving thanks the next that Eva Denison had not come forward with her guardian.
Black headlines, notes of exclamation, the use of superlative adjectives
, scarcely met the case.
By lexical class, the bases of the word-formation process in which the alternations occur include eighty-three adjectives
, 171 nouns and 387 verbs (as well as two adverbs), while the derivatives belong to the classes of adjective
(39), noun (197) and verb (408).
Ultimately, then, the adjective
prior may have the same etymological root as the adjective