Nearly in a sentence

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Definition of Nearly

  • In a near manner; not remotely; closely; intimately; almost; as, he nearly lost his life in the accident.
  • (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
  • in a close manner

How to use nearly in a sentence. Nearly pronunciation.

And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
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You may use this eBook for nearly any purpose such as creation of derivative works, reports, performances and research.
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Nearly all the individual works in the collection are in the public domain in the United States.
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The fact is, the freighting business had grown to such important proportions that there was nearly as much excitement over suddenly acquired toll-road fortunes as over the wonderful silver mines.
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The "Ophir" had been worth only a mere trifle, a year gone by, and now it was selling at nearly four thousand dollars a foot!
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But the reader will perceive by the above extract, that in Humboldt from one fourth to nearly half the mass was silver!
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More than that, we stood regular and nearly constant watches pushing up behind.
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He said that this surface quartz was not all there was of our mine; but that the wall or ledge of rock called the "Monarch of the Mountains," extended down hundreds and hundreds of feet into the earth -he illustrated by saying it was like a curb-stone, and maintained a nearly uniform thickness-say twenty feet-away down into the bowels of the earth, and was perfectly distinct from the casing rock on each side of it; and that it kept to itself, and maintained its distinctive character always, no matter how deep it extended into the earth or how far it stretched itself through and across the hills and valleys.
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The centurion was nearly sixty years of age, and his frame, originally a powerful one, was now broken by every sort of dissipation, and could no longer resist the effects of the strain and excitement of this night.
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She banged on the piano till nearly eleven o'clock, and went off to bed with a smile of virtuous contentment.
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It was nearly an hour, and never before had they succeeded in conversing so long without a quarrel.
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Finally appeared Leo Tolstoi, whose literary career extended nearly sixty years.
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It is a rather curious thing, that Russia, which has never had a parliamentary government, and where political history has been very little influenced by the spoken word, should have so much finer an instrument of expression than England, where matters of the greatest importance have been settled by open and public speech for nearly three hundred years.
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As illustrations of this quality of vastness, one has only to recall two Russian novels-one the longest, and the other very nearly the shortest, in the whole range of Slavonic fiction.
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Now if an Englishman writes a successful book, thousands of Russians, Germans, and others will read it in English; the necessity of translation is not nearly so great.
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Nearly all of his trips to Britain were made solely for this purpose, and most of the distinguished Englishmen that he met, like Tennyson, he met while visiting England for grouse.
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In nearly all his novels, and in many of his short tales, he has given us a whole gallery of Rudins under various names.
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Irina as a young girl nearly ruined the life of Litvinov; and now we find him at Baden, his former passion apparently conquered, and he himself engaged to Turgenev's ideal woman, Tanya, not clever, but modest, sensible, and true-hearted, another Lisa.
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He did not scruple to create abnormal figures when he chose; it is certainly to be hoped that Maria, in "Torrents of Spring," is abnormal even among her class; but she is an engine of sin rather than a real woman, and is not nearly so convincingly drawn as the simple old mother of Bazarov. Turgenev represents realism at its best, because he deals with souls rather than with bodies.
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And the bodily distress of poverty did not cut him nearly so sharply as its shame.
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Examples of Nearly

Example #1
Remains to say that thy one letter did our hearts good.
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And tell him who is beyond and away in Egypt that old Soolsby's busy making a chair for him to sit in when the scarlet cloth is spread, and the East and West come to salaam before him.
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They may be modified and printed and given away-you may do practically ANYTHING with public domain eBooks.
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If you do not charge anything for copies of this eBook, complying with the rules is very easy.
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The copyright laws of the place where you are located also govern what you can do with this work.
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Copyright laws in most countries are in a constant state of change.