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ADJECTIVES comparative in -er, after -ing, -ed, -id, -ain, -st, -ect

The comparative inflection-er was sometimes used even when the positive ended in-ing,-ed,-id,-ain,- st,-ect. These terminations (perhaps because they assimilate the adjective to a participle by their sound) generally now take "more."

“Horrider,

;

“curster,

;

“perfecter,

;

“certainer,

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