Examples of relatively in a Sentence
these newly acquired in-laws felt relatively comfortable at our family reunion
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Elsewhere on the spectrum of SUV supremacy, the relatively small car-makers Subaru Corp. and General Motors Co.’s Buick are punching above their weight.
The remainder are small, specialized plans that are expected to have relatively few members.
There was widespread support for military action among this relatively small crowd.
The Kilroy project can go forward without preleasing, Krebs said, because of the building’s relatively small size.
For one thing, the study is based on a relatively small number of trials conducted in a lab, and therefore does not necessarily reflect nudibranch behavior in the wild.
Under a relatively new rule, NFL teams can bring back up to two players from injured reserve over the course of the season.
Before the recession, the unemployment rate for all women was relatively low, at 4.5%, yet the rate varied between different groups of women, as the report shows.
Streaming talk shows might be relatively common now—Bill Nye launched his own on Netflix, while Sarah Silverman just set up shop over at Hulu.
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First Known Use of relatively
Synonymsenough, kindly [chiefly Southern], kind of, like, moderately, more or less, pretty, quite, rather, fairly, something, somewhat, sort of
Related Wordsacceptably, decently, passably, tolerably; little, negligibly, nominally, slightly, vaguely; half, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partly, partway
Near Antonymsawfully, beastly, deadly, especially, exceedingly (also exceeding), exceptionally, extremely, frightfully, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, mightily, mortally, particularly, surpassingly, terribly, very; considerably, extensively, significantly, substantially
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