adjectives not mistakenly used as adverbs?

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janeuplane

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Shouldn't 'leisurely'and 'nightly' both be tagged as adverbs too? "Leisurely we strolled to the lake" is a how I thought, and 'nightly'would be included as 'daily' and 'monthly' etc are. Is this so? :shock:
 

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It depends on the context:

[1] Adjective: a leisurely walk
=> Here 'leisurely' modifies the noun 'walk'

[2] Adverb: Leisurely we strolled to the lake.
=> Here 'leisurely' modifies the verb 'strolled'.
 
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