Graded and ungraded adjectives
The 'big', 'quick', and 'old' group
These adjectives indicate the size, speed, age, or weight of something.
ancient big brief broad considerable deep early elderly enormous extensive fast fat heavy high huge large late light little long low massive minor narrow new numerous old quick rapid serious severe short slight slow small substantial tall thick thin tiny vast wide young
The biggest problem now is water; there are no water supplies on the mountain.
When San Francisco suffered a fairly minor earthquake by world standards, large parts of the phone system carried on working.
Their attitudes towards older people remained highly negative.
She is as quick as everyone else she has worked with to emphasise her professionalism, sense of humour and team-spirit.