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Table of Contents
Adjectives - Words That Describe
Positive, Comparative, Superlative
States of Adjective: -er or more, -est or most
Only One State, e.g., Unique
A, An, The - The Articles
A vs. An - When to Use
Other One-Word Adjectives
Fewer vs. Less
Different from vs. Different than
Adjectives - Phrases and Clauses
A Summary of Adjectives
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Adjectives - Definition, Overview, and Lists of Examples
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