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Degree: degree of comparison

Degree of comparison is typically an inflectional feature of some adjectives and adverbs.

Pos: positive, first degree

This is the base form that merely states a quality of something, without comparing it to qualities of others.

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Cmp: comparative, second degree

The quality of one thing is compared to the same quality of another.

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Sup: superlative, third degree

The quality of one thing is compared to the same quality of all other things within a set.

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