Parts of Speech: Adverbs
Adverb: a word that modifies a verb, adjective, phrase, or clause by indicating how, where, when, or how much. Adverbs often end in the suffix -ly.
Conjunctive adverb: an adverb that joins two clauses together.
Words such as therefore, consequently, and thus are conjunctive adverbs.
—The basketball game was tied; consequently, it went into overtime.
Degrees of adverbs: when they compare elements, adverbs change in degree.
Positive degree: describes a single element. fast
Comparative degree: compares two elements.
Superlative degree: implies a comparison between three or more elements.