Examples of certainly in a Sentence
It will certainly rain tomorrow.
This year's festival was certainly much better than last year's.
I'm certainly going to try.
The new version is most certainly easier to use.
The snake that bit her was almost certainly poisonous.
Recent Examples of certainly from the Web
Steve Spurrier, one of the greatest and certainly the most entertaining head football coach in SEC history, reportedly will announce his retirement effective immediately this afternoon.
Air trapped in the system would certainly diminish your Silverado’s braking power.
Other teams would certainly be interested in Irving, who has two years left on his contract plus a player option for 2019-'20, should the Cavaliers void their trade with the Celtics and put Irving back on the trading block.
Atlanta native Mitchell was certainly aware that her city’s symbol was the phoenix rising from the ashes (so designated in 1888, when Reconstruction had been finally vanquished and Jim Crow was being fully instituted).
Freshman keepers, Waugh and Palmere, have already proved their elite status in trainings and scrimmages and will certainly be tested in the IAAM's A Conference this season.
Certainly, the record-shattering rainfall on Houston and its surrounding area this week would have wreaked havoc even if stricter building limits and better runoff systems were in place.
The Groveland Boys certainly did not get equal treatment when they were falsely accused of raping a white woman.
Being atwitter with gratitude daily would certainly be a different approach during times when Sad! seems to suck up the oxygen for much else.
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First Known Use of certainly
Synonymsall right, alright, assuredly, indeed, clearly, definitely, doubtless, easily, forsooth, hands down, inarguably, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indisputably, plainly, really, so, sure, surely, truly, unarguably, undeniably, undoubtedly, unquestionably
Related Wordsconceivably, likely, perhaps, possibly, probably; obviously, unmistakably
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