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in respect to, in connection with.
about, approximately, around, close to, just about, more or less, or so, roughly, some.
wellnigh, in the neighborhood of, in the vicinity of, near to, not quite, within sight of.
however, in one way or another, in either way.
hastily, headlong, hurriedly, topsyturvy.
in an opposite direction
around, back, backward, round, in reverse.
lying anywhere without order, arrangement
anyhow, here and there.
parts unknown, someplace or another.
all but, as good as, close to, for all practical purposes, well-nigh, close upon, for the greatest part, on the brink of, on the edge of, on the point of, on the verge of, pretty near, not far from, for practical purposes.
at any rate, at random, in any case, randomly, whatever happens, in any way, in any respect, in whatever way, under any circumstances.
all over, close at hand, in the vicinity, in this area.
rearwards, back to front, in reverse, toward the rear.
incautiously, unmindfully, Incontinently, Pellmell, in confusion.
approximately, in essence, in the neighborhood, give or take a little, in neighborhood, in substance, close but no cigar, nearabout, within a little.
here and there, someplace, any old place, around somewhere, in one place or another, kicking around, someplace or other, somewheres.
all over, almost, approaching, approximately, around, close to, concerning, encircling, encompassing, here and there, hither and thither, more or less, near, nearby, nearly, on, re, regarding, roughly, round, surrounding, throughout, to and fro, with reference to, with regard to, with respect to, Beside, Nearing, dealing with, CIRCA, apropos of, as regards, in the matter of, referring to, relating to, adjacent to, connected with, concerned with, in the region of, on the subject of, run about, write about a subject, somewhere about the house, walk about the town, about twenty, from place to place.
all but, on the point of, on the verge of, ready to, going to, preparing to, soon to, intending to.
concerning, hereof, on, regarding, thereby, touching, wherein, Of, Respecting.
in regard to, re, with regard to, Anent, pertaining to, in the matter of, relevant to, germane to.
concerning, relating to
apropos, in relation to, regarding, touching, dealing with, in connection with, in respect to, referring to, as concerns, touching on, as respects, relative to.
near an amount, quantity
almost, approximately, in general, nearly, practically, roughly, pretty nearly, in the neighborhood, in the ball park.
near or close to in position
adjacent, nearby, Beside.
on every side, in every direction
encircling, surrounding, through, throughout.
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– The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
– Out Like a Light by Gordon Randall Garrett
– Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
– Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton