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approximate
used in Lucky by Sebold

6 uses
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Definition
almost, but not exact; or similar
  • From approximately eight to midnight.
    Chapter Eight (44% in)
  • "Approximately the same height or an inch above," I said.
    Chapter Eight (57% in)
  • The police officers gave me an estimation of what they might weigh, a man, and I said, yes, that looked approximately correct.
    Chapter Eight (61% in)
  • It seemed approximately close.
    Chapter Eight (62% in)
  • This writer now realizes that the victim had been through a tremendous ordeal with no sleep for approximately 24 hours which would account for her behavior at the time....
    Chapter Nine (98% in)
  • "I said—'I wish to state the man I encountered in the park is a Negro, approximately sixteen to eighteen years of age, small and muscular build of one hundred and fifty pounds, wearing dark blue sweat shirt and dark jeans with short Afro-style haircut.
    Chapter Eleven (67% in)

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