If the masculine singular form ends in a consonant

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If the masculine singular form ends in a consonant, add -  ment  to the feminine  singular form of the adjective, as shown in the following table  . Two exceptions include  gentil  (nice), which is  gentille  in its feminine adjective form and  gentiment  (nicely) as an  adverb, and  bref
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Unformatted text preview: (brief), which is brve in its feminine adjective form and brivement (briefly) as an adverb. Masculine Adjective Feminine Adjective Adverb attentif (attentive) attentive attentivement (attentively) cruel (cruel) cruelle cruellement (cruelly) doux (gentle) douce doucement (gently)...
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