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virtual
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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Definition
to almost be something; or to effectively be something without entirely being it in a traditional sense
  • Virtually every POW believed its destruction had saved them from execution.
    p. 232.9
virtually = almost
  • Sweating profusely day and night, training in the sun, unable to sleep in the heat, virtually every athlete lost a huge amount of weight.
    p. 25.7
  • One virtually moved into an air-conditioned theater, buying tickets to movies and sleeping through every showing.
    p. 25.9
  • The water tins, opened to the downpour, caught virtually nothing.
    p. 112.5
  • Men were beaten for virtually anything: folding their arms, cleaning their teeth, talking in their sleep, and most often, for not understanding orders issued in Japanese.
    p. 149.1
  • In many hopeless battles, virtually every Japanese soldier fought to the death.
    p. 150.8
  • The curious thing about Harris was that while he was tall—six two or three—virtually everyone, including Louie, would remember him as a giant, as tall as six ten.
    p. 153.4
  • Across the water was Tokyo, still virtually untouched by the war.
    p. 171.3

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