Answered By: Rachel Willard
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2016     Views: 33

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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