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nearly

adverb

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1 to a close degree
  • copy that design as nearly as you can

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2 very close to but not completely
  • I nearly fell down the stairs

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The first known use of nearly was in 1561

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nearly

near miss

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“Nearly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nearly. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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