An adverb is the part of speech (or word class) that is primarily used to modify a verb, adjective, or other adverb. Adverbs can also modify prepositional phrases, subordinate clauses, and complete sentences. In other words, adverbs tell us in what way someone does something. Adverbs can modify verbs (here: drive), adjectives or other adverbs.
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Relief of an area refers to the position and character of the highlands and lowlands. The methods of representing such relief on maps include the following:
Contour: are lines drawn to join places of equal heights, level or altitude. The sea level is taken as the starting point in all measurement in metres of feet. The height […]
A salt is an ionic compound formed when the hydrogen of an acid is partly or completely replaced by a metal ion or ammonium ion. All salts are chemically and electrically neutral.
Diagram above shows that when the hydrogen ion in nitric acid is replaced by Na+, Ca2+, NH4+ or Al3+ ions, salts are formed.
Barium nitrate, zinc […]
What is a Capital Market?
A capital market is any financial market in which long-term debts and equity-backed securities are traded (i.e., bought and sold). These securities are typically Capital markets are defined as markets in which money is provided for periods longer than a year.Capital markets channel the wealth of savers to those who can put such wealth to […]
Amalgamation is the blending of two or more existing companies into one company. For example, if two existing companies such as Dangote Flour and Flour Mill Plc go into liquidation to form a new company Dan Flour Mill, it will be a perfect example of amalgamation.
Amalgamation can also be defined as the combination of one or […]
Meaning of Figures of Speech
A figure of speech is a word or phrase that has a meaning different than its literal meaning. It can be a metaphor or simile that is designed to further explain a concept. Or, it can be a different way of pronouncing a word or phrase such as with alliteration to […]
During the Last Supper which Jesus had with his disciples, he said to Peter “This very night, before the roaster crows, you will disown me three times.” Peter replied “Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you”. The other disciples said the same thing too. Later that same day Jesus […]
Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy refers to the form and structure of the body while physiology refers to the functions of the forms and parts of the body. Some of the systems which maintain the body include, circulatory system, reproductive, respiratory, nervous and digestive system.
This system involves all the organs and tissues which are concurred with […]
Meaning of Ethnicity
The definitions of Ethnicity vary, depending on the context.
One way to define Ethnicity is that Ethnicity is a fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition. Ethnicity is defined as a shared cultural identity involving similar practices, initiations, beliefs and linguistic features passed over […]
Meaning of Organic Compounds
Organic compounds are natural molecular combinations that have been created as a result of organism growth and decomposition. This should not be confused with non organic elements like water and minerals, which are natural but not actually related to organisms.
Much of agriculture is concerned with maintaining the proper balance of organic compounds, […]