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relative
used in Burned by Ellen Hopkins

4 uses
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the relative importance
Definition
compared with something else (not an absolute value or not complete)
  • As for Becca and Emily and the rest of my seminary crowd, well, they'd always been relatively worthless, anyway.
  • Relatively harmless.

There are no more uses of "relative" flagged with this meaning in Burned by Ellen Hopkins.

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exact meaning not specified
  • Safety was a relative term.
  • Except for a tense second or two as my pants stretched quite tightly at the rear, I climbed on with relative ease.

There are no more uses of "relative" in Burned by Ellen Hopkins.

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