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When do we use an adjective? Does every noun need an adjective? Do the adjectives tell us something we already know? – the hot flame Are there too many adjectives? Do the adjectives add something new to the noun that helps the reader to picture what is being written about? The swift, shiny, white, sleek car shot down the  grey road. The jagged pieces of gleaming ice fell into the cold,  blue water. The new bike shone in the grey, dirty, dingy, dull  shop window.
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The big plane took off and hurtled straight  towards the hot sun. Jenny trailed her weary, tired hand in the wet  stream and wondered about her future. The two boys stared at the broken, shattered,  smashed window pane. The white clouds drifted across the sweltering sun.
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Unformatted text preview: Tony picked up the orange orange and sniffed it. Sally could feel the cold snow on her cool brow. The big giant lumbered down the dark lane towards the frightened children. Choosing Adjectives List some possible adjectives to describe these nouns. Choose carefully and write the most effective adjectives, not just the first one that comes into your mind! tree tall, leafy, ancient, _____ car sleek, shiny, ______, ______ bike wobbly, rusty, _____, ______ cat - _____, _____, _____, _____ dog - _____, _____, _____, _____ house - _____, _____, _____, _____ clouds - _____, _____, _____, _____ street - _____, _____, _____, _____...
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