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merely meaning

[ 'miəli ] Pronunciation:   "merely" in a sentence
  • Adverb: merely  mirlee [N. Amer], miulee [Brit]
    1. And nothing more
      "I was merely asking"
      - simply, just, only, but

    See also: mere

Examples

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  1. should she tell? she merely blushed.
  2. her refusal was merely a deliberate gesture.
  3. his knowledge merely drives him to madness.
  4. your question was not merely provocative.
  5. these stages are not merely descriptive.

Related Words

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