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adverb as in indirectly

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The move, among the first philanthropic efforts at a company that historically made few charitable commitments, did little to diffuse an increasingly heated debate about Amazon’s role in Seattle’s civic life.

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That would be similar to how humans smell compounds that diffuse through air.

Most of the material that makes up this "cosmic web" is dark matter, along with diffuse and distant gas.

The “very sinews of government are made strong by a diffused knowledge of this science,” he wrote.

The deeper we hiked into the woods, the more diffuse the crowds got.

Is memory made apt and extensive or narrow and diffusely irrelevant?

In Section 106 we learned that most objects are visible to us because of the light diffusely reflected from them.

He seemed a trifle sulky, but he did not talk about himself diffusely, and lose his head when he was smoothed the right way.

"Let me have the pleasure of telling it you my way," cried she, and told it diffusely, and kept him writhing.

Are the sensitive cells diffusely distributed in the organ or do they form a definite layer?


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diffusely, such as: circumlocutorily, discursively, in a roundabout way, not immediately, periphrastically, and secondhand.

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