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used in Queen of Babble

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almost, but not exact; or similar
  • We ate while watching a British mystery show, during which I only understood approximately one word out of every seven, due to The thing is, I wasdetermined not to let the fat thing get me down.
  • Like, there is absolutely no reason he needs to know that the reason my carry-on bag is so heavy is because it's filled with approximately seventy-five billion Clinique cosmetic samples; a container of astringent pads (because I shine so much, thanks to Mom's side of the family); a family-size container of Tums (because I've heard English food isn't necessarily the best); a family-size container of chewable fiber tablets (because ditto); the aforementioned curling iron and hair dryer;...
  • There are now approximately eighty-five thousand bits of white lace stuck to my black dress.

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