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Superlative Adjectives List & Flashcards

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The superlative form of pale is _____.
Palest
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Worst is the superlative form of _____.
Bad
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The superlative form of ridiculous is _____.
Most/least ridiculous
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Iciest is the superlative form of _____.
Icy
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Simplest is the superlative form of _____.
Simple
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The superlative form of sharp is _____.
Sharpest
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The superlative form of 'good' is _____.
Best
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The superlative form of challenging is _____.
Most/least challenging
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Newest is the superlative form of _____.
New
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Liveliest is the superlative form of _____.
Lively
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The superlative form of nasty is _____.
Nastiest
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The superlative form of little is _____.
Littlest
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The superlative form of angry is _____.
Angriest
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Irregular superlative adjective
A superlative adjective that doesn't follow the standard rules.
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Some adjectives end in -y, and you need to drop the -y and add _____ to form the superlative.
-iest
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For an adjective with two or more syllables, use either _____ or _____ in front to form the superlative adjective.
Most, least
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If an adjective ends in the letter e, form the superlative by adding _____ to the end.
-st
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When an adjective only has one syllable, you add _____ to the end to form the superlative.
-est
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Superlative adjective
A word or words that compare at least three nouns, indicating that the modified noun is at the extreme degree.
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Adjective
A word that provides more detail about a noun (a person, place, thing, or idea).
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We use superlative adjectives every day, probably without even realizing how often we do. We might talk about how our cat or dog is the cutest, how the movie we saw was the funniest, or how today was the longest day. As with regular adjectives, superlative adjectives help us describe and compare things in our world. After you practice using superlative adjectives with this flashcard set, you'll be able to use them more effectively in both speech and writing, as well as recognize them when reading.

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Adjective
A word that provides more detail about a noun (a person, place, thing, or idea).
Superlative adjective
A word or words that compare at least three nouns, indicating that the modified noun is at the extreme degree.
When an adjective only has one syllable, you add _____ to the end to form the superlative.
-est
If an adjective ends in the letter e, form the superlative by adding _____ to the end.
-st
For an adjective with two or more syllables, use either _____ or _____ in front to form the superlative adjective.
Most, least
Some adjectives end in -y, and you need to drop the -y and add _____ to form the superlative.
-iest
Irregular superlative adjective
A superlative adjective that doesn't follow the standard rules.
The superlative form of angry is _____.
Angriest
The superlative form of little is _____.
Littlest
The superlative form of nasty is _____.
Nastiest
Liveliest is the superlative form of _____.
Lively
Newest is the superlative form of _____.
New
The superlative form of challenging is _____.
Most/least challenging
The superlative form of 'good' is _____.
Best
The superlative form of sharp is _____.
Sharpest
Simplest is the superlative form of _____.
Simple
Iciest is the superlative form of _____.
Icy
The superlative form of ridiculous is _____.
Most/least ridiculous
Worst is the superlative form of _____.
Bad
The superlative form of pale is _____.
Palest
The superlative form of strategic is _____.
Most/least strategic
Densest is the superlative form of _____.
Dense
The superlative form of hip is _____.
Hippest
The superlative form of less is _____.
Least
The superlative form of convincing is _____.
Most/least convincing
Boldest is the superlative form of _____.
Bold
The superlative form of bloody is _____.
Bloodiest
The superlative form of earnest is _____.
Most/least earnest
The superlative form of blue is _____.
Bluest
The superlative form of gross is _____.
Grossest
Driest is the superlative form of _____.
Dry
Greediest is the superlative form of _____.
Greedy
The superlative form of dull is _____.
Dullest
Furthest or farthest are the superlative forms of _____.
Far
The superlative form of gentle is _____.
Gentlest
The superlative form of bouncy is _____.
Bounciest
The superlative form of annoying is _____.
Most/least annoying
The superlative form of bitter is _____.
Bitterest
Easiest is the superlative form of _____.
Easy
The superlative form of common is _____.
Most/least common
The superlative form of strange is _____.
Strangest
The superlative form of dumb is _____.
Dumbest
Gutsiest is the superlative form of _____.
Gutsy
The superlative form of beautiful is _____.
Most/least beautiful
The superlative form of grumpy is _____.
Grumpiest
Largest is the superlative form of _____.
Large
The superlative form of funky is _____.
Funkiest

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