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What are adverb suffixes?

suffix -ly is commonly added to adjectives to make adverbs.
If the adjective ends in -ic, the suffix is usually -ically.
The suffix -wise is added to nouns to make adverbs.


How are adverbs gradeable and comparison?

adverbes can be modified by intensifiers and take comparisons: quite calmly, very camly
Most adverbs that take comparison rquire the pre-modifiers more and most.


What is an adverb?

a word that describes or gives more information about a verb, adjective, adverb, or phrase:
In the phrase "she smiled cheerfully", the word "cheerfully" is an adverb.