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noun. a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb.
- dangling modifier
- open-class word
- content word
- misplaced modifier
- unemotional person
noun. ['ˈdæŋgəlɪŋ, ˈdæŋglɪŋ'] the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely).
noun. a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising.
- good guy
noun. a gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene.
- modifier gene
noun. a person who changes something.
- bad guy
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.”