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[*] 218. The Comparative of Adverbs is the neuter accusative of the comparative of the corresponding adjective; the Superlative is the Adverb in -ē formed regularly from the superlative of the Adjective:— cārē, dearly (from cārus, dear); cārius, cārissimē. miserē (miser iter ), wretchedly (from miser, wretched); miserius, miserrimē. leviter (from levis, light); levius, levissimē. audācter (audāc iter ) (from audāx, bold); audācius, audācissimē. benĕ, well (from bonus, good); melius, optimē. malĕ, ill (from malus, bad); pêius, pessimē. [*] a. The following are irregular or defective:— diū, long (in time); diūtius, diūtissimē. potius, rather; potissimum, first of all, in preference to all. saepe, often; saepius, oftener, again; saepissimē. satis, enough; satius, preferable. secus, otherwise; sētius, worse. multum ( multō ), magis, maximē, much, more, most. parum, not enough; minus, less; minimē, least. nūper, newly; nūperrimē. temperē, seasonably; temperius.