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Definition of Nearly


  1. In a near manner; not remotely; closely; intimately; almost.

Nearly Quotations

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Abraham Lincoln

Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.
Carl Sandburg

I loved her. I still love her, though I curse her in my sleep, so nearly one are love and hate, the two most powerful and devasting emotions that control man, nations, life.
Edgar Rice Burroughs

People who are prone to anxiety are nearly always people-pleasers who fear conflict and negative feelings like anger. When you feel upset, you sweep your problems under the rug because you don't want to upset anyone. You do this so quickly and automatically that you're not even aware you're doing it.
David D. Burns

Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.
Lance Armstrong
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Nearly Translations

nearly in Afrikaans is amper, byna
nearly in Dutch is schier, bijkans, haast, bijna
nearly in Finnish is melkein
nearly in French is quasiment
nearly in German is beinahe, fast, beinahe, nahezu
nearly in Italian is quasi
nearly in Latin is prope, paene; pene
nearly in Norwegian is nesten
nearly in Portuguese is quase
nearly in Spanish is casi
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