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adverb as in somewhat

adverb as in justly

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On the first question, there’s a fairly long history of research into figuring out a better way of quantifying the balance between fitness and fatigue.

The “test and trace” scheme will be effective only if testing is widespread and if people remain fairly isolated while awaiting results.

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By some accounts, she would have received something like 60 percent of the vote if it’d been fairly counted.

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Beyond that, seditious language tickets have been fairly well spread out across the city, from Bay Terraces to Rancho Peñasquitos.

Jacob, however, has been fairly critical of Gaspar, her colleague.

These were conversations that took a fairly grim twist pretty quickly.

We were barely into the appetizer when he asked a fairly basic question—where did my family live?

Yes, it was a fairly disappointing year in music—one devoid of Goth teen prodigies, Yeezy, and galvanizing rock anthems.

Nothing will work sensibly, or fairly, until human responsibility is restored as the activating force for all public choices.

At this point, the female rapper comes across as fairly sympathetic—that is, until Azealia Banks grabs the mic.

The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.

The conversation with the muleteer had been, thus far, carried on in Spanish—which Ernest spoke fairly enough.

It is not quite so level nor so perfectly cultivated as central Belgium, but is generally fertile and promises fairly.

Orlean was regarded as a fairly attractive woman; but her chin, unlike that of the one before him, was inclined to retreat.

My spurs fairly lifted the dun horse, and we scuttled in the opposite direction like a scared antelope.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fairly, such as: adequately, kind of, moderately, quite, rather, and reasonably.

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