Gradeable or Absolute Adjectives?

Gradeable Adjectives are those before which we can use words like "quite", "very" and "a little".

Examples of these are words like hungry and beautiful.

Absolute Adjectives are those before which we can use words like "absolutely", and "totally".

Examples of these are words like starving and gorgeous.

Look at this list of adjectives. Some of them are gradeable and some are absolute. But which is which? After each adjective, write either a capital G or a capital A depending on if you think it is Gradeable or Absolute.


1. poor
    

2. hot
    

3. scared
    

4. horrible
    

5. cold
    

6. freezing
    

7. embarrassing
    

8. penniless
    

9. delicious
    

10. tasty
    

11. humiliating
    

12. disgusting
    

13. terrified
    

14. furious
    

15. boiling
    

16. surprised
    

17. astonished
    

18. angry
    

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