Adjectives with one syllable   In general, if the adjective has one syllable, then the letters -er or -est are added:   warm               warmer              warmest quick               quicker              quickest tall                    taller                   tallest     Adjectives with one syllable ending in e   If the adjective has one syllable and ends in e, just add -r or -st:   late                   later                  latest nice                  nicer                 nicest large                larger                largest