COMPARISON OF ADVERBS :
Some Adverbs , like Adjectives , have three degrees of comparison. Such Adverbs are generally compared like Adjective.
If the Adverb is one syllable , we form the comparative by ending er , and the Superlative by adding est to the Positive : as ,
FAST FASTER FASTEST
LONG LONGER LONGEST
HARD HARDER HARDEST
SOON SOONER SOONEST
Ram ran fast ( Positive )
Arjun ran faster ( Comparative )
Hari ran fastest of all ( Superlative)
Adverbs ending in ly from the Comparative by adding more and the Superlative by adding most : as
SWIFTLY MORE SWIFTLY MOST SWIFTLY
SKILFULLY MORE SKILFULLY MOST SKILFULLY.
Abdul played skilfully (Positive)
Karim played more skilfully than Abdul ( Comparative)
Of all the eleven, Ahmed played most skilfully. ( Superlative) .