from The Century Dictionary.
- In the manner of an adjective: as, the word is here used adjectively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In the manner of an adjective.
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- adverb In the manner of an
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- adverb as an adjective
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The Oxford English Dictionary gives it only as an obsolete noun meaning "Dirt, filth, defilement, foulness"; but though the noun had dropped out of use, probably because of its closeness to "hoar" and "whore," Shelley here uses it adjectively, meaning filthy or foul -- a usage that may have persisted in rural Sussex. line 48. and: written minutely and unclearly, but not "&" (as in 1989).
And when engous is taken adjectively, as sometimes, it signifies
Aliquis may be used adjectively, and (occasionally) aliquī substantively.
Them is the objective case of the personal pronoun and cannot be used adjectively like the demonstrative adjective pronoun.
An expression consisting of an asserting word followed by an adjective complement or by a participle used adjectively may be mistaken for a verb in the passive voice.
The = Neuter = article _lo_ cannot precede a noun used _as such, _ but it may (elegantly) precede a noun used adjectively, as --
_Pronouns_ are used in place of nouns; one class of them is used merely as the _substitutes_ of _names_; the pronouns of another class have a peculiar _reference_ to some _preceding words_ in the _sentence_, of which they are the substitutes, -- and those of a third class refer adjectively to the persons or things they represent.
"These are real savings-banks for heat" -- he explains pompously -- for he loves to tackle the difficult -- even adjectively.
The GERUND is the same as the participle in its forms, but differs in that, while the participle is always used adjectively, the GERUND
Thus, used adjectively in such phrases as "a gradely man," "a gradely crop," &c., it is synonymous with "decent."