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Readings are mainly in the upper 20s to lower 30s for afternoon highs.

The first of the four arrives Thursday afternoon or evening, when light snow is expected mainly in areas south of the Beltway.

Temperatures should fall enough tonight for additional light accumulation to occur, mainly north of the Beltway.

Some precipitation, mainly light, will try to break out from midnight to predawn.

They were mainly well west and northwest into the mountains.

But news of the classes is spread mainly by word of mouth, and participants bring along their friends and families.

Atefeh says the participants in the underground classes she attends are mainly young women.

Cricket is a sport enjoyed by hundreds of millions around the globe, mainly in former British colonies.

The differences in overall victimization are driven mainly by the incidences of completed rape.

As a writer, I tried mainly to stick close to the concrete particulars of the events and the performances I was describing.

In disease, the amount of solids depends mainly upon the activity of metabolism and the ability of the kidneys to excrete.

He came later, and Harry, the black-haired boy, was mainly responsible for his coming.

The country is undulating and beautiful, mainly devoted to Grass, Wheat and Wood, and in the very highest condition.

I follow F. mainly, and note all but very trifling variations from it.

Great Britain is full of wealth, not entirely but mainly because her people are constantly producing.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mainly, such as: chiefly, primarily, principally, above all, essentially, and first and foremost.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.