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Correct spelling:
especially
Definition:
to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common; " he was particularly fussy about spelling"; " a particularly gruesome attack"; " under peculiarly tragic circumstances"; " an especially ( or specially) cautious approach to the danger"

Synonyms:

adverb
all
especially, particularly, peculiarly, specially.
exceedingly
extremely, highly, terribly.
exceptionally
incomparably, remarkably.
exceptionally, particularly
abnormally, above all, chiefly, conspicuously, curiously, eminently, exclusively, expressly, extraordinarily, in particular, mainly, markedly, notably, oddly, outstandingly, peculiarly, preeminently, primarily, principally, remarkably, signally, singularly, specially, specifically, strangely, strikingly, supremely, unaccountably, uncommonly, uniquely, unusually, wonderfully, uncustomarily, before all else, in specie.
expressly
on purpose, in specie.
namely
ie, viz.
specially
characteristically, definitely, differently, individually, particularly, peculiarly, precisely, specially, specifically.
videlicet
videlicet.
adverb
above all
most of all.
amazingly
incredibly.
exceedingly
enormously, hugely, immoderately, inordinately, strikingly, superlatively, surpassingly, vitally, in a marked degree.
exceptionally
abnormally, incomparably.
extremely
unusually.
mainly
principally.
most importantly
chiefly.
namely
in other words, strictly speaking, that is, Scilicet, to wit, by way of explanation.
principally
dominantly, first and foremost, first of all, for the most part, importantly, pre-eminently, supremely, Prevailingly, Prevalently, cardinally, before anything else, to a great degree.
purposely
expressly.
specially
characteristically, definitely, differently, distinctively, individually, particularly, peculiarly, precisely, specially, specifically, uniquely.
that is to say
namely.
noun
especially
above all, chiefly, exceptionally, exclusively, expressly, extraordinarily, mainly, markedly, notably, outstandingly, particularly, pre-eminently, primarily, principally, remarkably, specially, strikingly, supremely, uncommonly, uniquely, unusually, very, most of all.
Examples of usage:
  1. " I cabled to them yesterday making full inquiries about Lydenberg- he represented himself here, to Dr. Orwin and the police- surgeons especially, as being a medical man in practice in Christiania, who had come across to Hull on some entirely private family business. – The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation by J. S. Fletcher
  2. The country was too strong to be forced, especially since the Americans had spent a summer on their entrenchments. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  3. " Don't you think," he began again, " though life is so very good- to me especially with you here- you would get very tired if you thought you had to live in this world always- for ever and ever and ever, and never, never get out of it?" – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  4. " Especially so with Lady Mary," he replied. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  5. " Why, especially since they all came home two weeks ago. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter

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