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chapter 4.6 Completers and Modifiers: Single Word Modifiers

Application 5

Certain single-word modifiers are written in italic type in these sentences. In the space provided, write the word that is modified by the modifier.

1. Those fancy new forecasts amuse me.
2. Yesterday the reporters confidently predicted snow.
3. Today they expect light rain.
4. They change every hour's forecast.
5. I am ignoring those fickle daily predictions.
6. My cows can usually interpret the changing weather pretty accurately.
7. They sit there calmly and face the humid wind.
8. My sinuses are becoming very reliable barometers.
9. Now I do not need any weather reports.
10. No scientific gadgets can beat my fine intuition.

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