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synonyms for essentially

  • actually
  • approximately
  • necessarily
  • originally
  • permanently
  • quite
  • really
  • substantially
  • truly
  • typically
  • virtually
  • fundamentally
  • at heart
  • at the heart of
  • centrally
  • characteristically
  • chiefly
  • determinately
  • factually
  • importantly
  • in effect
  • in essence
  • indispensably
  • inherently
  • intimately
  • intrinsically
  • materially
  • more or less so
  • naturally
  • primarily
  • principally
  • radically
  • significantly
  • vitally
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antonyms for essentially

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  • doubtfully
  • apparently
  • on the surface
  • superficially
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How to use essentially in a sentence

If schooling is a training in expression and communication, college is essentially the establishment of broad convictions.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Whether this aptitude was combined with the sinuous cunning that is essentially Oriental Nigel did not know.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
If Two Millions more were to leave the country next year, the condition of the remainder would not be essentially improved.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The English have too much pride to be tricky or shabby, even in the essentially corrupting relation of buyer and seller.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Hence, a covenant made in the exercise of Covenanting, is a covenant not essentially new.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
His sympathies were essentially democratic; himself one of the people, he believed thoroughly in republican ideas.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The outcome of the wrangle was a purely personal accommodation of an essentially momentary character.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
He could be hard at times, but his nature was essentially kind and generous and his friendships numerous and lasting.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
It is somewhat difficult to compare them with Havana cigars, as the flavor is essentially different.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
This is why, setting aside the upper classes, the Scotch differ essentially from the English.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
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