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Adjectives are just one of several different types of noun modifiers, typically used to premodify or describe a noun. Do not confuse adjectives with nouns used attributively to modify other nouns. Adjectives have comparative and superlative degrees, can be used as predicate adjectives in copulae, and can themselves by modified by intensifiers and adverbs but not by other adjectives. Nouns in attribution fail all those tests.

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They mean the latest point reachable when you move in a certain direction: rightmost -> move right until you can't move anymore headmost -> move ahead until you can't move anymore and so on. The …
answered Nov 23 '11 by Raku
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Maybe you've heard "awesome"? It literally means something that creates fear, but it's used in colloquial situations to express that something is "great", "fantastic" or "cool".
answered Feb 14 '12 by Raku