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or so, more or less, just about, close to, around, roughly, some, about, approximately
adv. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"
well-nigh, virtually, nigh, near, nearly, most, almost, about
adv. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
about
adv. in rotation or succession; "turn about is fair play"
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around, about, astir
adj. on the move; "up and about"; "the whole town was astir over the incident"
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essentially, fundamentally, basically
adv. in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature; "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"
essentially, fundamentally, basically
adv. in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature; "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"
or so, more or less, just about, close to, around, roughly, some, about, approximately
adv. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"
well-nigh, virtually, nigh, near, nearly, most, almost, about
adv. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
nearby
adv. not far away in relative terms; "she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"
nearby
adv. not far away in relative terms; "she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"
practically
adv. in a practical manner; "practically orientated institutions such as business schools"; "a brilliant man but so practically inept that he needed help to cross the road safely"
practically
adv. in a practical manner; "practically orientated institutions such as business schools"; "a brilliant man but so practically inept that he needed help to cross the road safely"
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at work
adj. on the job; "had been at work for over an hour before her boss arrived"
occupied, engaged
adj. having ones attention or mind or energy engaged; "she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"; "deeply engaged in conversation"
tied up
adj. kept occupied or engaged; "she's tied up at the moment and can't see you"; "the phone was tied up for almost an hour"
on the go
adj. (of a person) very busy and active: "always on the go"
overbusy
adj. too busy
up to
adj. busy or occupied with; "what have you been up to?"; "up to no good"
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flat
adv. against a flat surface: "He lay flat on his back"
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