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Instead of carrying several loose adapters around, you can get them all in one convenient package.

They are loose networks and coalitions of many actors and groups.

Most of the undergraduate student body was scattered to various corners of the earth and at loose ends for the two weeks before virtual learning would begin.

Most multimillionaires are paying about as much attention to loose $20s as you do dimes.

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The city’s remodel would later explode in scope and helped shake loose the asbestos that triggered the attention of the San Diego County Air Pollution Control District.

But the specifics of “sex” were, and in many states still are, loosely defined.

The kid wore a white T-shirt with the collar stretched loosely around the top of his smooth chest.

Stacked cylinders form a base beneath her feet and loosely roll about as she juggles objects and weaves in and out of hula-hoops.

She had gathered her platinum hair loosely in a black scrunchie.

I held them loosely, looking for opportunities to share, hoping they would help others as much as they helped me.

Hydrochloric acid, which is thus loosely combined with proteids, is called "combined" hydrochloric acid.

Her very pale gold hair, parted and drawn loosely back over the ears, casts a faint shadow on her pure, white skin.

Weston I had always known as a lanky man, but about his loosely fitting garments there had been an air of careless distinction.

To strengthen the bonds so loosely yet so finely drawn must henceforth be the constant duty of the Statesmen of the Empire.

The amount of seed needed to the square rod varies with different seasons, soils, and seeds, but can be loosely a tablespoonful.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loosely, such as: almost, generally, relatively, roughly, about, and around.

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