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    superlative form of adjectives.

    what would be the correct superlative for the following adjectives?
    1. dumb 2. repentant 3. urgent 4. mobile 5. sadistic

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    Re: superlative form of adjectives.

    what would be the correct superlative for the following adjectives?
    1. dumb 2. repentant 3. urgent 4. mobile 5. sadistic
    dumb, dumber, dumbest
    repentant, more repentant, most repentant
    urgent, more urgent, most urgent
    mobile, more mobile, most mobile
    sadistic, more sadistic, most sadistic

    In case you're wondering, there are some rules:

    Words with one syllable use er, est.
    Words with two syllables ending in a vowel sound use er, est.
    Words with two syllables ending in a consonant sound use more, most.
    Words with three syllables or more use more, most.

    If a word ends in y it's often dropped and replaced with i.
    Sometimes the last consonant is doubled.

    Note that mobile ends in a vowel 'e', but with a consonant sound 'l'.

    Examples of two-consonant words ending in a vowel sound are 'happy' and 'creamy'.

    happy, happier, happiest (also uses the 'y' rule).
    creamy, creamier, creamiest (also uses the 'y' rule).


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