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    CAN YOU PLEASE GIVE ME A LIST OF WORDS THAT ARE MODERATORS AS I COULD ONLY THINK OF 1)VERY 2)QUITE AND 3) NOT SO

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    Quote Originally Posted by serendipityc
    CAN YOU PLEASE GIVE ME A LIST OF WORDS THAT ARE MODERATORS AS I COULD ONLY THINK OF 1)VERY 2)QUITE AND 3) NOT SO
    I'm not sure what you mean by 'moderator'. If you mean 'modifier', a word that changes the meaning of another in some way, there are a number of types:
    Determiner- these are words that restrict the meaning by number, or making something specific, ect
    Adjectives- these are words that change the meaning of a noun, like 'blue' or 'expensive'.
    Adverbs- these are words that change the meaning of verbs, adjectives, other adverbs and sentences.
    Nouns as adjectives- these are nouns modifying another nouns, like an adjective.

    Is this what you were looking for?

    In your examples, 'very' and 'quite' are adverbs.

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    I think I found the word that poster is looking for (thanks to MNY). It's intensifiers.

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    For the name of the terms in question, try this.

    "adverbs of degree" (Fruz & TDOL)

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    'NOT SO', as in 'not so good' would be an adverbial of degree.

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