Adverbs of degree answer the question how much? or to what extent? They increase or reduce the force of the word they describe.
They are usually used with adjectives and are placed before the adjective that they describe.
• The students put up a totally entertaining performance.
They are used with other adverbs and are placed before the adverb they describe.
• The young man walked incredibly slowly.
When used with verbs, they come before the verb.
• The audience absolutely hated the show
Adverbs are used to indicate comparison in the same way as adjectives.
They generally form the comparative or superlative by adding more and most to the positive adverb.
|bravely||more bravely||most bravely|
|carefully||more carefully||most carefully|
|greedily||more greedily||most greedily|