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approximate
used in The Princess Bride

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almost, but not exact; or similar
  • The Count had sucked ten years from Westley this past week, and, with the life of sixty-five that was average for a Florinese male, the victim had approximately thirty years remaining, assuming he was about twenty-five when they started experimenting.
    p. 264.0

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