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What are some popular adjectives that begin with the letter B?

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Two of the most popular and commonly-used adjectives beginning with the letter B are "beautiful" and "big." Some other popular adjectives beginning with the letter B are "basic," "bland" and "boring." "Bold" and "brave" are two other popular adjectives starting with the letter B.

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Many adjectives starting with the letter B are popular and common in everyday use: people often describe others as "brainy" or "brawny," while a view can be "breathtaking" or "bleak." A person may describe an enemy as "brutal" or "barbaric" because of his personality or actions, or a day can be "bright" and "breezy." A walk might be "brisk" or a wall could be "beige."

Many popular adjectives beginning with the prefix "bi-" relate to the number two, such as the easily confused "biannual" (occurring twice a year) and "biennial" (occurring once every other year). Other adjectives in this group include "bipedal" (walking on two feet), "binomial" (having two names) and "bilingual" (speaking two languages).

Other popular adjectives beginning with B include "bubbly" or "bouncy," and a person can be described as "blissful." Many B adjectives describe positive aspects, such as "beneficial" or "beloved," while the similar-sounding "baleful" and "baneful" are both negative adjectives starting with B.

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