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Adverbs are words that modify a verb
He drove slowly. (How did he drive?)
She moved quite slowly down the aisle.
(How slowly did she move?)
Adverbs often tell when, where, why, or under what conditions something happens or happened.
Adverbs frequently end in - ly
However, many words and phrases not ending in -ly serve an adverbial function and an -ly ending
is not a guarantee that a word is an adverb.
(The words lovely, lonely, motherly, friendly, neighborly, for instance, are adjectives.)

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