Bishop and clergyman meeting father, brought up a way of modifying terms Crossword Clue

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The hint for today's crossword puzzle is brought you by "Irish Times Crosaire" and the clue we are solving today is "Bishop and clergyman meeting father, brought up a way of modifying terms".

Best Answer:
ADVERB

Understanding Today's Crossword Puzzle

The clue "Bishop and clergyman meeting father, brought up a way of modifying terms" points to the answer "ADVERB" for the following reasons:

  1. Bishop and clergyman: In this context, "Bishop and clergyman" are referring to the letters "ab" which can be found in the word "ADVERB." This is a common way in crosswords to indicate specific letters within a word.
  2. Meeting father: The term "meeting father" indicates that the word "adverb" includes the letters from the word "dad," another way to clue the letters "ad" in the solution.
  3. Brought up a way: The phrase "brought up a way" suggests a reversal, indicating that the letters "ver" from the word "adverb" are presented in reverse order.
  4. Modifying terms: The final part of the clue, "modifying terms," is a clever nod to the definition of an adverb in grammar, which is a word that modifies or describes verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.

By dissecting the clue into its elements and understanding the wordplay involved, it becomes clear why the answer "ADVERB" fits perfectly with the given clue.



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Definition of "ADVERB"

a word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, etc. (e.g., gently, quite, then, there).


 The Crossword clue "Bishop and clergyman meeting father, brought up a way of modifying terms" published 1 time/s & has 1 answer/s. 
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Irish Times Crosaire4 April 2024ADVERB


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