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What adjectives express varying levels of intensity using the same root or unit?

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In English, mostly they don't do that. English has a few irregular diminutives, a little sound symbolism, and that's about it. We don't re-use roots that much; we prefer to borrow or invent new words instead. No morphology to speak of, unlike Russian or Spanish. –  John Lawler May 22 '13 at 13:56
    
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closed as not constructive by Matt Эллен, RegDwigнt May 22 '13 at 14:03

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