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you've been acting sort of funny all week
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The senior figures to take on that sort of expanded role more regularly for the new-look Crusaders.
Whether or not the crazy number of rushing yards (371 vs. Minnesota) translates against better competition down the stretch is sort of beside the point.
For those unfamiliar with the world of competitive surfing, Slater is sort of like Babe Ruth, if Ruth lived in modern times, ain't way less hot dogs, and shredded gnarly waves instead of swinging a bat around.
There’s like this little happy soul inside your heart, a sort of kindness.
However, this is wrestling, and those sort of things can’t go down that easy.
The Rebels were one of five areas squads to earn berths, including Burroughs, Crescenta Valley, Glendale and Hoover, but only one of two to begin at home – sort of.
After a 4-0 start to the season, the Foxes are sort of limping into the playoffs, having lost three of their final five.
Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign strategy was in many ways a textbook example of the exploitation of the very sort of political ignorance that libertarians have long warned us against.
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sort of Synonyms
Synonymsenough, kindly [chiefly Southern], kind of, like, moderately, more or less, pretty, quite, rather, relatively, something, somewhat, fairly
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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