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in a way
as a substitute, in preference, alternately, rather than.
within limits, temperately, in reason, not exactly, quite a bit, a little, within reason, tolerantly, more than not.
alternatively, by choice.
significantly, to some degree.
comparably, some extent, to some extent.
insignificantly, in part, bearably, not much, to a degree, a degree, fairly.
effortlessly, plentifully, fittingly, luxuriantly, becomingly, by a wide margin.
greatly, appreciably, very much, rather, substantially, markedly, remarkably, far.
proportionately, decently, barely, acceptably, sufficiently, moderately, admissibly, Commensurately, abundantly, satisfactorily, amply.
adequately, pretty well.
half the distance, conciliatory, to the middle, nearly, to a degree, unsatisfactorily, middling, midway, restrictedly, imperfectly, incompletely, medially, in part, pretty*, partially, compromising, partly, insufficiently.
on behalf of, instead, in place of, in lieu, on second thought, alternative, as a substitute, preferably, rather than.
within limits, within reason, tolerantly, temperately, in moderation, quite a bit, not exactly, more than not, gently, in reason, tolerable.
large, pretty much, much, notable, ample, sizable.
kind of, averagely, tolerably, by preference, pretty, well, ratherish, fairly, a little, in preference, relatively, willingly, just as soon, to some extent, slightly, reasonably, as a matter of choice, somewhat, so-so, something, comparatively, very, in lieu of, much sooner, enough, sort of, by choice, alternately, more or less, some, noticeably, passably, to some degree, considerably, sooner, more willingly, quite, a good bit, first, a bit, in a certain degree, alternatively, more readily.
kind of, preferably, kinda, sooner, quite, sort of, instead.
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