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To qualify an Adjective or another Adverb, Plautus loves to use a significant Adverb, instead of the colourless valde (Old Latin valide), multum (never with Adjective in Terence; cf. Italian molto), multo (normally with Comparative), etc., e.g. perspicue palam, scite scitus, inepte stultus. Qualifying Adverbs characteristic of the Comedians' Latin are insanum (not ‘insane’), nimium, nimio (normally with Comparative; but cf. Bacch. 770, Truc. 704, Naevius com. 13), nimis, nimis quam (e.g. Truc. 468 “nimis quam paucae”), etc.; characteristic of Early Latin are oppido (usually qualifying a Verb in Plautus, but not in Terence), adprime, etc. The use of certain Pronominal Adverbs, e.g. quo, unde, inde, huc, as substitutes for Cases of the Pronouns themselves, has already been mentioned (IV. 20), e.g.
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