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Predicate Adjective is a subject complement. It describes state of subject or defines subject distinctively or provides information on subject and used at the end of sentence after linking verb like is/am/are/was/were/become/appear/ look/ smell/ feel/ sound/taste etc. 1. A-djectives are adjectives with prefix ‘a’. Examples are: abashed, ablaze, adrift, afraid (of), aghast, agog, ajar, alert, alive, alike, aloof, alone, amiss, apart, ashamed, asleep, averse to, awake, aware (of/that), awash (with)...

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