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adverb as in unclearly

adverb as in indistinctly

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If the show’s other allovers are vaguely floral, “Diagonal” is tectonic.

The public doesn’t understand which activities are safe, and city and state officials vaguely warn that worse is yet to come.

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It’s one of several manzanitas that once grew on San Francisco’s serpentine barrens, dry outcroppings laden with heavy metals from greenish, vaguely snakeskin-textured rocks.

While Thacher attacked FDR’s record, the 800 people at the rally heard Johnson vaguely promise policies that would help Maryland farmers find a market for their products.

Style Transfer works like the Prisma app that was popular a few years ago, only it can take the style of a piece of art and vaguely translate it to your picture.

ThinkProgress calls the premise “uncomfortable and vaguely sad.”

It actually kept the government open all year and manage to pass something vaguely resembling a budget.

He once told me that he only vaguely understood “the mechanical aspects of sex” until he was in his early twenties.

For most of his career, Savalas (1922-1994) could pass for a vaguely exciting yet essentially non-threatening “exotic ethnic.”

“Missions” essentially consist of annihilating all means of transportation in small, vaguely Middle Eastern/African cities.

He glanced aside, and saw an exceedingly pretty, dark face, which looked vaguely familiar.

The fact that her fortune was vaguely threatened did not cause her anxiety: she scarcely realized it.

The thought of dying had not yet even vaguely occurred to him, though, for that matter, he had no fear of death.

There was a faint, pleasant odor lingering in the room—a vaguely familiar odor.

Tewnes, Tunis; vaguely put for some distant and wealthy town; see ll.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vaguely, such as: ambiguously, hazily, obscurely, uncertainly, and unsurely.

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