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Section 11.5.5

Quantity Adverbs

Quantity adverbs modify the quantity or intensity ofan adjective, a verb, oranother adverb. Quantity adverbs typically are placed immediately before thewords they modify. Some common quantity adverbs are almost, completely,especially, extremely, hardly, just, nearly, only, quite, really,relatively, and very.


Astronomers have just recently begun to look at whetherthe arrangement of clusters and superclusters of galaxies might not itself havesome shape or structure.

--Andrew Fraknoi, "The Universe: An Introduction"


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