Answered By: Rachel Willard Last Updated: May 08, 2017 Views: 60
An adverb is a word that modifies (or describes) a verb. It tells the reader how, when, or why something is or was done: the girl ran quickly (How did she run? Quickly). Adverbs usually end in –ly.
Example: Rachel was speaking loudly to the students.
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