A while ago… a longgg while ago… I had a list of these and I thought I’d try and make the list more expansive. Qualifiers/Intensifiers are adverbs used to indicate the degree of something (e.g. very, quite, pretty, extremely).
Here are 60 of them. This list is by no means exhaustive (when I had to grab some examples from Duden online, it shows you the section for synonyms and there are easily 150+) but I mean it’ll stand you in good stead.
1. absolut (downright/utterly/absolutely) Ex: Du hast absolut keine Ahnung. Tr: You have utterly no idea.
2. ausgesprochen (downright/markedly) Ex: Eine ausgesprochen malerische Landschaft. Tr: A downright picturesque landscape.
3. außergewöhnlich (exceptionally/abnormally) Ex: zu außergewöhnlich hohen Preisen. Tr: At exceptionally high prices.
4. außerordentlich (exceedingly/remarkably) Ex: Das Essen war außerordentlich lecker. Tr: The food was remarkably delicious.
5. äußerst (most/extremely/utterly) Ex: Die Lage ist äußerst angespannt. Tr: This situation is most tense.
6. bedeutend (significantly) Ex: Die Donau ist bedeutend länger als der Rhein. Tr: The Donau is significantly longer than the Rhein. Note: This is mainly used with the comparative.
7. beileibe [nicht] (by no means/in no way) Ex: Meine Freundin ist beleibe kein Supermodel. Tr: My girlfriend is by no means a supermodel.
8. beinahe (almost/nearly) Ex: Er wäre beinahe mit dem Auto zusammengestoßen. Tr: He nearly collided with the car.
9. bei weitem (by far) Ex: Er ist bei weitem der Beste in der Klasse Tr: He is by far the best in the class. Note: This is mainly used with the comparative or superlative.
10. bemerkenswert (strikingly/remarkably) Ex: eine bemerkenswert schöne Kollektion. Tr: A strikingly beautiful collection.
11. besonders (especially/particularly) Ex: Das hast du aber besonders gut gemacht! Tr: But there you did particularly well!
12. beträchtlich (considerably) Ex: Die Zugspitze ist beträchtlich höher als die anderen Gipfel in den bayrischen Alpen. Tr: The Zugspite is considerably higher than the other summits in the Bavarian Alps. Note: This is mainly used with the comparative.
13. denkbar (possible) Ex: Sie hat den denkbar schlechtesten Eindruck gemacht. Tr: She has made the worst possible impression. Note: This is mainly used with the superlative.
14. durchaus (absolutely/definitely) Ex: Ich bin durchaus nicht dieser Meinung. Tr: I am definitely not of that opinion.
15. echt (really/truely) Ex: Das ist echt beschissen. Tr: That’s really shitty/That really sucks. Note: echt is colloquial.
16. ein bisschen (a bit) Ex: Ich bin ein bisschen sauer. Tr: I’m a bit angry.
17. einigermaßen (to an extent) Ex: Er hat sich wieder einigermaßen erholt. Tr: He rested again, to an extent. Note: colloquially this can mean ‘very’.
18. enorm (enormously/tremendously) Ex: Die Preise sind enorm gestiegen. Tr: The prices went up tremendously. Note: enorm is a bit colloquial.
19. entschieden (decidedly) Ex: Er hat entschieden schlechter gespielt als vor einem Jahr. Tr: He played decidedly worse than a year ago. Note: This is mainly used with the comparative.
20. entsetzlich (horrendously/appallingly/terribly) Ex: Es war entsetzlich kalt. Tr: It was horrendously cold. Note: According to Duden, this when used as an intensifier is also colloquial.
21. etwas (some[what]/a bit of… it’s hard to define on its own) Ex: Nehmen Sie etwas Salz und streuen Sie es über den Fleck. Tr: Take a bit of salt and scatter it over the stain.
22. extrem (extremely/particularly) Ex: Das ist ein extrem starker Kaffee. Tr: That’s an extremely strong coffee. Note: extrem is a bit colloquial.
23. fast (almost/nearly/virtually) Ex: Der Bau ist fast fertig! Tr: The construction is almost done!
24. ganz (completely/quite) Ex: Sie ist ganz verrückt nach Schokolade. Tr: She’s completely crazy for chocolate.
25. ganz und gar (utterly/completely… it’s.. more 'completely’ than ganz) Ex: Ihren Vorschlag können Sie ganz und gar vergessen. Tr: You can completely forget about your proposal.
26. genug (enough) Ex: Der Schrank ist groß genug. Tr: The cupboard is big enough.
27. geradezu (virtually/almost/really) Ex: Das ist ja geradezu fantastisch! Tr: That’s really fantastic!
28. gottserbärmlich (dreadfully/god-awfully) Ex: Es war gottserbärmlich kalt. Tr: It was dreadfully cold. Note: I am given to believe this is also colloquial.
29. höchst (most/extremely) Ex: Ich war höchst überrascht, dass die Wahl so augegangen ist. Tr: I was most surprised that the vote ended like that.
30. irre (mind-blowingly/insanely) Ex: Das ist jetzt irre wichtig für mich! Tr: That’s insanely important for me at the moment! Note: irre is colloquial in this sense.
31. irrsinnig (insanely) Ex: Sie freute sich irrsinnig. Tr: She was insanely happy. Note: irrsinnig is colloquial in this sense.
32. kaum (hardly) Ex: Er kann kaum lesen! Tr: He can hardly read!
34. lange/längst (not nearly) Ex: Dieses Buch ist [noch] lange/längst nicht so gut wie sein Letztes. Tr: This book is not nearly as good as his last book. Note: If you use lange, it’s normally preceeded by noch.
35. mäßig (relatively/reasonably) Ex: Ein mäßig großer Raum. Tr: A relatively big room.
36. nahezu (virtually) Ex: Eine nahezu optimale Lösung des Problems. Tr: A virtually optimal solution to the problem.
37. recht (really) Ex: Er arbeitet recht gut! Tr: He works really well!
38. relativ (relatively) Ex: Zehn Euro beim Einkaufen sind relativ wenig. Tr: 10 Euros for shopping is relatively little.
39. sehr (very) Ex: Ich kaufte ein sehr altes Haus. Tr: I bought a very old house.
40. total (totally/absolutely) Ex: Nach dem achtstündigen Marsch war ich total erschöpft. Tr: After the 8-hour long march I was totally exhausted.
41. überaus (extremely/exceedingly) Ex: Meine Frau ist überaus erfolgreich. Tr: My wifeis extremely successful.
42. unermesslich (immeasurably) Ex: Das ist unermesslich traurig. Tr: That’s immeasurably distressing.
43. ungeheuer (enormously/tremendously) Ex: Adriana Altaras ist ungeheuer witzig. Tr: Adriana Altaras ist tremendously funny.
44. ungemein (extraordinarily) Ex: Ich freue mich ungemein, dass du da bist. Tr: I’m extraordinarly happy that you’re here.
45. ungewöhnlich (abnormally/exceptionally) Ex: Sie ist ungewöhnlich vielseitig. Tr: She’s exceptionally versatile.
46. unglaublich (unbelievably) Ex: Der Urlaub war unglaublich schnell vorbei. Tr: The holiday flew by unbelievably quickly.
47. unheimlich (uncannily/incredibly) Ex: Etwas ist unheimlich groß. Tr: Something is incredibly big. Note: When used in this way, unheimlich is colloquial.
48. verdammt (depends on the context, e.g. 'bloody’) Ex: Heike ist verdammt glücklich über ihren Freund. Tr: Heike is bloody happy about her friend. Note: verdammt is colloquial and I know that 'bloody’ sounds very British.
49. verhältnismäßig (comparatively/relatively) Ex: Eine verhältnismäßig hohe Besucherzahl. Tr: A comparatively high number of visitors.
50. viel (much) Ex: Diese Schule ist viel größer als meine. Tr: This school is much bigger than mine. Note: This is mainly used with the comparative.
51. vollauf (fully/completely) Ex: Ich war vollauf damit beschäftigt. Tr: I was fully occupied with it.
52. völlig (fully/completely) Ex: Ich bin mit dir völlig einverstanden. Tr: I agree with you completely.
53. vollkommen (fully/completely) Ex: Ich bin auch vollkommen deiner Meinung. Tr: I am also entirely in agreement with you.
54. weit (far) Ex: Der Wagen ist weit schneller, als ich dachte. Tr: The car is far quicker than I thought Note: This is normally used with the comparative.
55. weitaus (by far) Ex: Isabella ist weitaus reifer, als man ihrem Alter nach schließen dürfte. Tr: Isabella is by far more mature than one may expect of her age. Note: This is normally used with the comparative or superlative.
56. wenig (little) Ex: Dieser Schriftsteller ist wenig bekannt. Tr: This author is little known.
57. wesentlich (substantially) Ex: Er hat heute wesentlich besser gespielt. Tr: He played substantially better today. Note: This is normally used with the comparative.
58. ziemlich (quite) Ex: Der Regen ist ziemlich stark. Tr: The rain is quite heavy.
59. zu (too) Ex: Wein ist mir zu ungesund. Tr: Wine is too unhealthy for me.
60. zutiefst (deeply) Ex: Ich bin dir zutiefst dankbar für deine Freundlichkeit. Tr: I am deeply grateful to you for your kindness.
All examples taken from Duden, Wiktionary or Linguee. The translations in some places are rough approximations (it’s not super-easy to give 1-1 translations for them all as in English we might say extraordinarily in one context, but exceptionally in another).
Hi everyone! So after my post recommending my fave jikook fics, I received a couple of requests for a smutty version of those recommendations. Althought most of the fics i suggested did contain a smutty part at some point in the story, and the fact that I don’t tend to read fic just for the smut (even if a lil smut is good. u know what i mean, u gotta earn it), i figured i would still be able to recommend some of my faves to you fellas
This will be kinda personal choices tho’, you’ll figure out i tend to prefer top!jk and bottom!jm and that i may or may not have some kinks
So yeah here are some of the great smutty fics I’ve read recently! As always, I’ll tend to suggest more recent fics, while incorporating classics because yeah
They are mostly Porn without plot/Plot what plot because that’s what i consider a smutty fic right?
* - spicy
** - hella spicey
*** - see you in hell
1. If i get in, i might just drown, byfatal (cumrich). *** One shot, 12k, complete. “fucking jimin has always been jeongguk’s favourite hobby. ruts just made it that much more special.” ((Ok so this is the ultimate one. Just go read the tags and you’ll understand. Just thinking about it is a sin. Also go read milk and honeyby the sameauthor if you liked it, it’s sort of the continuation!))
2. Underdressed and oversexed, by gangbang. * (hey look my fave author) Two chapters, 24k, not completed. “jungkook just needs the money. it’s kind of unfortunate jimin happens to be the porn star he’s jacked off to for the past three years.” ((Again, all is in the tags. Pornstar AU. Lots of dirty talk. A lil’ bit of plot, but not so much. The 2nd chapter is my fave))
3. Help you out, bysnowflakechim. Two chapters, 6k, completed. * “Jimin is stressing over the end of the semester. Jungkook is more than willing to help.” ((Ok so this one is pretty short, but it’s in two chapters and really there is no plot lol. Ft. Jeonlous, and dirty talk.))
4. Entertain us, by NightsBurning. One shot, 10k, complete. *** “Jimin sometimes feels like the pressure is getting too much. His band members are all far too willing to help him out with relieving some stress, though.” ((Okay so this one… not only jikook, OT7. Sharing is caring. A true classic. Extra extra smutty. Just thinking about it make me embarrassed all over again. Go read it if you haven’t already.))
5. Primal, by Rose_gold715. One shot, 6k, complete. ** ”Jimin goes into heat and Jungkook sees Jimin’s unguarded, unrestrained Omega side for the first time.” ((ABO dynamics extremely well-written. + jeonlous. What there more to ask ? If it’s your thing i mean. you could try it w/ this one))
6. Stupid Batteries, by Zelupsi. One shot, 2k, complete. * “Jimin gets stuck on an alpha knotting dildo, and Jungkook ends up there to save the day.” ((Another ABO dynamics while we’re at it. + I found it quite funny so yeah but i can’t quite remember if the smut is that great))
7. For_Yoongi.avi, bystrangedesires. One shot, 3k, complete. * ““Record yourselves for me,” Yoongi had said against Jimin’s lips after leaving the comfort of their shared bed.(OR: Jeongguk takes it upon himself to record himself and Jimin for Yoongi, and he gets a bit too comfortable with the power he has in Yoongi’s absence).” ((Starts with Jikook only, ends w/ sugaminkook. I did not think it was my thing either. But it was. And it’s gonna be for u too. Go read it. Dirty talk + dom/sub undertones.))
8. Backseat, by nomilkonlysuga (Umekozaru). ** One shot, 7k, complete. “Yoongi is possessive. Jimin is his. Jungkook is his. With the small difference that Jungkook can’t keep his fucking hands to himself, apparently. Punishment ensues.” ((Ok so this one is hella good. Trust me and go read it right now. Starts w/ a long long jikook. Then sorta turns into sugakookmin again, but you’re iniciated by now. Seriously it’s so good, it redefined my standarts for smut. Dirty talk, dom/sub undertones, do i even have to tag those? all my recommandations have it by now welp And a bit of an exhibitionist kink + cars))
9. Just a little bit more, byLevetrate. * 2 chapters, 4k, complete. “He hadn’t meant to say it, it just kind of happened.” ((Ok so the overuse of italics and bigger letters is hella annoying in this one, but i couldn’t not include a daddy kink one. It’s hella strong in this one, if you’re into that))
10. Detained, by PARKCHlM. One shot, 3k, complete. * “Park Jimin is a brat, but Officer Jeon is always there to put him in his place.” ((So to conclude this list, here’s what we all lowkey wanted since the legendary RUN BTS with the assclap : officer JK and prisoner JM having hate sex.))
So this concludes my smutty recommandations for you guys today! I felt so stupid and embarrased doing this but hey, still took me hella long time. I hope you enjoyed it!
If you have any other fic recs that are not included in this post or my previous one, please send it to me and i’ll gladly read it! And if you have any particular requests, don’t hesitate to message me about it!
5:00 Get-up 6:00 meet at KS 7:00 go to Rebs house 7:15 he leaves to fill propane I leave to fill gas 8:30 Meet back at his house 9:00 made d. bag set up car 9:30 practice gearups Chill … 10:30 set up 4 things 11: go to school 11:10 set up duffel bags 11:12 wait near cars, gear up 11:16 HAHAHA
Hi there, anon! Thank you for asking for the top 5 moments of one of my favorite characters on Haikyuu!!
I sense this turning into another top 10 because I have absolutely no self-control.
Anyway, here we go (in no particular order):
1. “You don’t win alone. That’s just how it is.”: This moment was really important to me. For Kags to come to this acceptance and even admit this must have been painful, but a true growing moment. That wistful look in his eyes, even in the anime, makes me tear up more than any conspicuously sad moment in the show.
2. This really cute dance (look at our baby so awk so adorbs): When they find out about the barbecue OMG.
3. When he tries so goddamn hard: With the best intentions, but not always the desired results.
4. Every jump serve like, hot damn: Like, I feel like half the show’s budget goes in making Kageyama Tobio look absolutely flawless in everything he does.
gotta include another gif because seriously, hot damn.
5. “As long as I’m here, you’re invincible.”: There’s always this talk about how Hinata is 100% trusting of Kags, but no one ever talks about how Kags puts so much trust in Hinata’s abilities (like, we were at “I’ll only toss to those valuable to the team” and now we’re at this moment). He definitely had to take a leap of faith to get here.
Yep, this is going to become a top 10 moments post OMFG
6. Every moment in which Hinata successfully riles him up: But this one is one of my faves because Hinata is actually imitating him here. Their push-and-pull dynamic always makes me laugh.
7. This obvious lie: OMFG Kags, you gotta work on your fibbing skills first.
8. LMAO that time he absolutely botched his line: They’ve gone from this moment to that moment in Season 3 when Tsukki verbally compliments Kags with “Really, great job, King.” My babies have come so far *wipes eyes*.
9. Tobio in the car.
10. Intense™ Kags: The ferocity with which he presses the vending machine button always makes me snort.
+Bonus. His complete lack of self-awareness
Hope you like my top 5 10 moments! Have a good day/night! ^_^