According to the passage:

"Deserts, arid areas with virtually no vegetation, cover more than one-third of the land of earth"

(there’s no verb between with virtually no vegetation)

  • Virtually and practically (adverbs), meaning "almost", need no verb following. Nov 25, 2018 at 10:21
  • Virtually is an adverb modifying no. Nov 25, 2018 at 12:11

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An adverb is a word or set of words that modifies verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. Adverbs answer how, when, where, why, or to what extent—how often or how much (e.g., daily, completely).

In this case, both are adverbs. Adverbs can be used to modify an adverb as well.


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