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synonyms for in the main

  • especially
  • essentially
  • largely
  • mostly
  • predominantly
  • principally
  • mainly
  • primarily
  • above all
  • in general
  • in the first place
  • on the whole
  • overall
  • usually

antonyms for in the main

MOST RELEVANT
    • infrequently
    • never
    • rarely
    • seldom
    • sometimes
    • uncommonly
    • slightly
    • insignificantly
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    How to use in the main in a sentence

    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    A second main division of our schooling was mathematical instruction of a sort.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    To-day I have stood in the main battery which has fired a shot establishing, in its way, a record in the annals of destruction.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    The main entrance is in the centre of the St. Martin's Lane front, and consists of a central roadway for carts and wagons, 15ft.
    SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
    You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    The percentage of gold to the notes—the main demand liability—has, of course, fallen from about 65 to 35 per cent.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO IN THE MAIN

    • above all
    • especially
    • essentially
    • in general
    • in the first place
    • in the main
    • largely
    • mainly
    • mostly
    • on the whole
    • overall
    • predominantly
    • primarily
    • principally
    • usually
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