Category:English modal adverbs

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Modal adverbs are used to express the speaker's view of the truth value of a proposition (a clause or sentence) with which it is associated. They can be positioned next to an adjective or adverb word or phrase and can be considered as modifying such word or phrase. Even when used in this way, there is a paraphrase in which they modify a clause or sentence.

Many of these also have some other sense, often one of manner.