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Word: roughly

roughly
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  • adv (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    Examples
    • lasted approximately an hour
    • in just about a minute
    • he's about 30 years old
    • I've had about all I can stand
    • we meet about once a month
    • some forty people came
    • weighs around a hundred pounds
    • roughly $3,000
    • holds 3 gallons, more or less
    • 20 or so people were at the party
  • adv with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly')
    Synonyms

    rough

    Examples
    • he was pushed roughly aside
    • they treated him rough
  • adv with rough motion as over a rough surface
    Synonyms

    rough

    Examples
    • ride rough
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010