1. Is a subordinate clause 2. Modifies a noun or pronoun in the main clause 3. It comes right after the word it modifies. 4. Its word is a The word in the main clause to which the lead off word (relative pronoun) relates is its antecedent. So… Find the adjective clauses below and what they modify. What is the lead off word? What are the antecedents? Roxie who is totally insane jumps at any tiny noise. She often jumps at a box that has fallen to the floor. She likes windows where she can chase birds with her warped little mind. However, she is the one whose purr comforts me at night. 1. Among the reasons that so many millions of immigrants have come to the U.S. is the desire for freedom. 2. The rather skinny boy whom we had noticed only two years prior was now an all-American. 3. The only thing that ever really quenches my thirst is a glass of cold water. 4. The best student is whoever tries hardest. Shostak, Jerome. Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop, Level B. New York: William H Sadlier, Inc., 2002.