modifier

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constituent in Latin grammar; a noun and its modifier can function as a sentence modifier ablative absolute
(always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something fatigue
word that is qualified by a modifier head word , headword
use of two conjoined nouns instead of a noun and modifier hendiadys
modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies intensifier , intensive
(linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element after another (as placing a modifier after the word that it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix after the base to which it is attached) postposition
(linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached) preposition
figure of speech using modifier with two words which acquires different meanings syllepsis
nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier) toy
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