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in a way
alternately, as a substitute, in preference, rather than.
a little, temperately, tolerantly, within reason, quite a bit, within limits, in reason, more than not, not exactly.
alternatively, by choice.
significantly, to some degree.
comparably, to some extent, some extent.
fairly, insignificantly, bearably, in part, to a degree, not much, a degree.
becomingly, effortlessly, fittingly, luxuriantly, plentifully, by a wide margin.
appreciably, far, greatly, markedly, rather, remarkably, substantially, very much.
abundantly, acceptably, amply, barely, decently, moderately, proportionately, satisfactorily, sufficiently, Commensurately, admissibly.
adequately, pretty well.
compromising, conciliatory, imperfectly, incompletely, insufficiently, medially, middling, midway, nearly, partially, partly, unsatisfactorily, restrictedly, half the distance, in part, to a degree, to the middle, pretty*.
alternative, instead, preferably, as a substitute, on second thought, on behalf of, in place of, rather than, in lieu.
gently, temperately, tolerable, tolerantly, within reason, quite a bit, within limits, in reason, in moderation, more than not, not exactly.
ample, large, much, notable, pretty much, sizable.
a bit, a little, alternately, alternatively, by choice, comparatively, considerably, enough, fairly, first, kind of, more or less, noticeably, passably, pretty, quite, reasonably, relatively, slightly, so-so, some, something, somewhat, sooner, sort of, tolerably, very, well, willingly, averagely, to some extent, a good bit, in preference, to some degree, in lieu of, as a matter of choice, by preference, in a certain degree, just as soon, more readily, more willingly, much sooner, ratherish.
instead, kind of, kinda, preferably, quite, sooner, sort of.
Examples of usage:
– The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
– Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
– Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
– Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
– John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson