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What type of noun is marched?
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Is defeated a noun?
No, the word 'defeated' is the past participle, past tense of the verb to defeat. The past participle of the verb is also an adjective (a defeated opponent; the defeated army). The word defeat is the noun form. When you see 'defeated' used as a noun, as in "The defeated marched silently past the soldiers." That is actually a shortened form of, "The defeated townspeople...", or "The defeated army marched silently past the soldiers."
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Does this sentence contain a dangling modifier not knowing the danger the soldiers marched on?
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What is a noun for softball?