1. modifier

noun. a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb.


  • adverb
  • dangling modifier
  • open-class word
  • qualifier
  • intensifier
  • phrase
  • content word
  • intensive
  • misplaced modifier


  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

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2. dangling

noun. ['ˈdæŋgəlɪŋ, ˈdæŋglɪŋ'] the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely).


  • hanging
  • support
  • suspension


  • unsupportive
  • nonbearing
  • forbid
  • disallow

3. modifier

noun. a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising.


  • good guy

4. modifier

noun. a gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene.


  • gene
  • modifier gene
  • cistron


  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

5. modifier

noun. a person who changes something.


  • mortal
  • someone
  • soul
  • normaliser
  • somebody
  • standardiser
  • changer
  • person
  • individual
  • normalizer
  • standardizer


  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan
  • leader

Sentences with dangling-modifier

1. Noun Phrase
Incomplete sentences and misplaced or dangling modifiers can muddy a clear sentence.

2. Noun Phrase
means that it is a dangling modifier, "r-o" is a run-on sentence, and a question mark with a circle around it means that the meaning or intent of the writer is unclear.

3. Noun Phrase
Dangling participles are also referred to as dangling modifiers, as they provide a modifier for a word that is missing.

4. Noun Phrase
Here is an example of a dangling modifier: “Intent on winning the heart of Daisy Buchanan, the novel 'The Great Gatsby' follows the eponymous Gatsby’s fated quest.”