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adverb as in fundamentally

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They are basically saying that they are going to spend every penny on television.

On the other hand, it takes quite a lot of resources to support AMP versions of the webpages, because you are basically maintaining a whole additional version of your website.

These apps, which are basically app companions to web apps, don’t support in-app purchases and the resulting Apple fees — as long as there are no purchases in the app, and no calls to action for purchasing elsewhere.

We are trying to basically learn decades of material about this virus in months of time.

At 98 percent, the Democrats’ House majority is basically a foregone conclusion.

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You were basically the guy to do every dictator or crazy character, from Gaddafi and Ahmadinejad to Bin Laden.

“They basically said thanks a lot and shook our hands and took off,” Stammberger said.

“Basically, I was contacted and asked if an appeal could be opened on my behalf,” she told me from her home in Providence.

Mistletoe is basically a vampire—but one of those an anti-hero type vampires.

“[It was basically] a room with no view,” as R metaphorically put it.

So now, his own band, basically strange to this planet, might well go unnoticed by the once dominant race of Astra.

To get it slow enough to vanish into the noise, you'd have to basically shut down the network, which isn't an option.

The two species are basically similar in their habits and ecology but many minor differences are indicated.

There is something basically wrong with the type of civilizations which Man builds and which ceaselessly devour one another.

So ideologies arose to try to solve the dilemma of a basically static society, and they fought wars.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to basically, such as: essentially, mostly, at heart, at the bottom, firstly, and in essence.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.