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12. Typical Adjective Intensifiers - Part 2

Absolute, Perfect, Sheer, Total, Utter, Very are also used as Adjectives apart from Adjective Intensifiers. Absolute: total Absolute secrecy/ silence/ perfection/ integrity/ passion/ disregard/ shock/ lie Absolute: expressing emphatic opinion Absolute miracle/ folly/ disgrace/ joy/ necessity/ moron/ favourite/ rubbish/ Absolute: unconditional; unlimited Absolute authority/ right/ power Absolute: not relative or comparative Absolute moral standards/ terms/

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