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synonyms for almost

  • about
  • approximately
  • around
  • essentially
  • most
  • much
  • practically
  • relatively
  • roughly
  • virtually
  • nigh
  • well-nigh
  • about to
  • all but
  • as good as
  • bordering on
  • close to
  • close upon
  • for all practical purposes
  • for the greatest part
  • in effect
  • in the neighborhood of
  • in the vicinity of
  • just about
  • near to
  • not far from
  • not quite
  • on the brink of
  • on the edge of
  • on the point of
  • on the verge of
  • pretty near
  • substantially
  • within sight of
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How to use almost in a sentence

This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Almost as soon as she had finished building her nest she had discovered a strange-looking egg there.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
His hair was darker—almost brown save at the temples, where age had faded it to an ashen colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He really seems to care almost nothing for his piano-playing or for his piano compositions.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The order of meals at Lane End was somewhat peculiar even then, and would now be almost unique.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
His little band was almost immediately surrounded by the enemy.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Almost, he saw her visibly change—here in the twilight of the little Luxor garden by his side.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO ALMOST

  • almost
  • approximately
  • in general
  • in the ball park
  • in the neighborhood
  • nearly
  • practically
  • pretty nearly
  • roughly
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