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  • 1 pretty well — Almost, more or less • • • Main Entry: ↑pretty * * * pretty much/well/nearly/ phrase almost They look pretty much the same, don’t they? …

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  • 2 pretty well — index fairly (moderately) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 pretty well — pretty good, quite good, o.k …

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  • 4 pretty well —  Almost completely …

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  • 5 pretty nearly — Almost • • • Main Entry: ↑pretty * * * pretty much/well/nearly/ phrase almost They look pretty much the same, don’t they? …

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  • 6 pretty much/well — informal : not completely but mostly His ideas were pretty much ignored at the meeting. It is pretty much the same color. The engine is pretty well shot. [=the engine is almost completely useless] “Are you finished yet?” “Pretty mu …

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  • 7 pretty near — pretty ˈmuch/ˈwell idiom (BrE also pretty ˈnearly) (NAmE also pretty ˈnear) (informal) almost; almost completely • One dog looks pretty much like …

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  • 8 pretty much — adverb to some degree (Freq. 3) we were pretty much lost when we met the forest ranger * * * pretty much More or less • • • Main Entry: ↑pretty * * * pretty much/well/ …

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  • 9 pretty — 1 / prIti/ adverb (+ adj/adv) spoken 1 fairly, though not completely: I m pretty sure he ll say yes. | Life on the farm was pretty tough. see rather 2 very: It s pretty hard to see how we ll manage. 3 pretty well also pretty much very nearly;… …

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  • 10 pretty — pret|ty1 [ prıti ] adverb MAINLY SPOKEN *** 1. ) fairly: My TV s getting pretty old now. Todd looks pretty tired. 2. ) very: The weather is pretty awful, isn t it? pretty good: I can see they ve done a pretty good job of it. pretty much/well/near …

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  • 11 pretty — pret|ty1 W3S2 [ˈprıti] adv [+ adjective/adverb] spoken 1.) fairly or more than a little ▪ I m pretty sure he ll say yes. ▪ She still looks pretty miserable. see usage note ↑rather 2.) very ▪ Dinner at Luigi s sounds pretty good to me …

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  • 12 pretty — I UK [ˈprɪtɪ] / US adverb Word forms pretty : comparative prettier superlative prettiest mainly spoken *** 1) fairly My TV s getting pretty old now. Tom looks pretty tired. 2) very The weather s been pretty awful, hasn t it? pretty good: I can… …

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  • 13 pretty — I. adjective (prettier; est) Etymology: Middle English praty, prety, from Old English prættig tricky, from prætt trick; akin to Old Norse prettr trick Date: before 12th century 1. a. artful, clever b. pat, apt …

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  • 14 pretty — [[t]prɪ̱ti[/t]] ♦♦ prettier, prettiest 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone, especially a girl, as pretty, you mean that they look nice and are attractive in a delicate way. She s a very charming and very pretty girl. Syn: good looking Derived… …

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  • 15 pretty — adj., n., v., & adv. adj. (prettier, prettiest) 1 attractive in a delicate way without being truly beautiful or handsome (a pretty child; a pretty dress; a pretty tune). 2 fine or good of its kind (a pretty wit). 3 iron. considerable, fine (a… …

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  • 16 well — I [[t]we̱l[/t]] DISCOURSE USES ♦ (Well is used mainly in spoken English.) 1) ADV: ADV cl You say well to indicate that you are about to say something. Sylvia shook hands. Well, you go get yourselves some breakfast. ... Well, I don t like the look …

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  • 17 well — well1 [ wel ] (comparative bet|ter [ betər ] ; superlative best [ best ] ) adverb *** 1. ) in a skillful or effective way: She speaks Japanese well. very/rather/fairly/quite well: He plays the piano very well for someone of his age. a ) in a… …

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  • 18 well — I UK [wel] / US adverb Word forms well : comparative better UK [ˈbetə(r)] / US [ˈbetər] superlative best UK [best] / US *** Collocations: Well is used for making many compound adjectives (=formed from two or more words). In this dictionary, these …

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  • 19 pretty — Synonyms and related words: a bit, a little, acceptably, adequately, adroit, aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, almighty, appealing, attractive, awfully, beauteous, beautiful, bonny, catchy, charming, clever, comely, cunning, cute, darling,… …

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  • 20 well-fixed — AND well heeled 1. mod. rich. □ His father died and left him pretty well fixed. □ Her well fixed uncle left her a lot of money. □ Pete is well fixed for life. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ …

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