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  1. Scientific classification, taxonomy and geographical categorization conventionally include the adjectives greater and lesser, when a large or small variety of an item is meant, as in greater as opposed to lesser celandine

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  2. In grammar, the comparative is the form of an adjective or adverb which denotes the degree or grade by which a person, thing, or other entity has a property or quality greater or less in extent than that of another, and is used in this context with a

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  3. The structure of a comparative in English consists normally of the positive form of the adjective or adverb, plus the suffix -er, or (in the case of polysyllabic words borrowed from foreign languages) the modifier "more" (or "less") before the adject

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  4. The adverb is determined by the -ly suffix as usual, and in a comparative phrase changes to -lier

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  5. The null comparative is a comparative in which the starting point for comparison is not stated

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