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Overview of adv nearly

The adv nearly has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (53) about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh

((of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees")

2. closely, intimately, nearly

(in a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned")

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