as in especially
in regard to something mentioned explicitly or in detail specifically, I object to the second point

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as in particularly
in the specific case of one person or thing as distinguished from others the medical study is focused on women, and specifically older women

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“Specifically.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/specifically. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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