Adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb, or a sentence. e.g. "happily", "very", "honestly", "cheerfully" or "frankly"
> She wants it badly.
> He was really pleased.
DEGREE ADVERBS specifies the degree to which an adjective or another adverb applies. Degree adverbs include almost, barely, entirely, highly, quite, slightly, totally, and utterly.
Adverbs have degrees of comparison similar to adjectives with a positive, comparative and superlative form of the adverbs. The comparative can be formed with -er and the superlative with -est with some adverbs. With others the words more or less can be used in the comparative and most or least with the superlative having more than one syllable.
Positive: The receiver ran fast.
Comparative: The receiver ran faster than the defender.
Superlative: The receiver ran the fastest of all the players.