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dangling modifier

synonym (synonym of dangling modifier)

  • (noun.communication)
    a word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young' in `when young, circuses appeal to more.. (noun.communication)
     

hypernym (dangling modifier IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young' in `when young, circuses appeal to all of us' (noun.communication)
    a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb (noun.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF dangling modifier relation)

  • (noun.communication)
    a participle (usually at the beginning of a sentence) apparently modifying a word other than the word intended: e.g., `flying across the country' in ` more.. (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym misplaced modifier modifier qualifier dangling participle

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