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adverb

ad·verb

adverb

 
pronunciation:
aed vrb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a word that describes or modifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb. Adverbs are also used to modify a whole sentence.
In the sentence "Unfortunately, she spoke so slowly that most of the audience was very bored," the words "unfortunately," "slowly," and "very" are adverbs.
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