Where do the commas go?
Quick recap: Adjectives are describing words. They describe nouns (people, places, things, ideas).
Coordinating adjectives are interchangeable.
Bright, warm sunshine relaxed me.
Warm, bright sunshine relaxed me.
Sparkly, glittery earrings dangled from her ears.
Glittery, sparkly earrings dangled from her ears.
Changing the order of these adjectives does not affect the sentence’s meaning. You may have a preference, but one sentence isn’t “correct” versus the other.
Separate coordinating adjectives with a comma.
Cumulative adjectives build on one another.
A few weeks ago I explained the royal order of adjectives. In the royal order of adjectives, there is a very specific order to place your adjectives.
Guess what? These adjectives, in the royal order, are cumulative adjectives.
Do not separate these adjectives with commas.
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