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fairly

adverb

Definition of FAIRLY

1
to some degree or extent <for someone without professional training, she sings fairly well>
Phrases a bit, after a sort, a little, a mite, a tad, a touch, of sorts (or of a sort), to a degree
2
according to the rules or the law <had acquired the land fairly>
Antonyms dirty, illegally
3
very close to but not completely <he fairly knocked me flat on my face as he ran by>

March 30, 2015
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