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kind of

adverb

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to some degree or extent
  • those sheets are kind of new, so use something else to cover the floor while painting

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“Kind of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kind%20of. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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