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pretty near

adverb as in roughly

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Example Sentences

We avoided the Great Depression and it was a pretty near-miss.

The circle of men gradually closed in and ascended the hill pretty near to each other.

And then, it was pretty near the last straw to have that relative roll a stone down the bank and put Clip out of the running.

I've set with Bill in the lower house three sessions, and I come pretty near knowin' him.

I couldn't but admire the way it was so made as to keep going, and me thinking it had come pretty near to a standstill.

It was pretty near full of water, so I got soaked to the neck, and I hit against a couple of dead Boches in it, too.


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On this page you'll find 138 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pretty near, such as: about, approximately, around, essentially, most, and much.

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