Each of the words listed in the table can be an adverb or an adjective.


alone left
back likely
better little
cheap long
close loud
deep low
direct near
double only
early overseas
even pretty
fair right
far sharp
fast short
hard still
high straight
ill tight
just together
kindly well
last worse
late wrong
  • He seemed to think there‚Äôs no better way of getting money than stealing it. (Adjective)
  • You cannot possibly speak better with your mouth full. (Adverb)
  • She was born with an unnaturally loud voice. (Adjective)
  • A voice in the crowd cried out loud that her little daughter was missing. (Adverb)
  • The driver was the only person on the bus that passed by. (Adjective)
  • This bus is for female passengers only. (Adverb)