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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Entirely \En*tire"ly\, adv.
1. In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the
trace is entirely lost.
Euphrates falls not entirely into the Persian Sea.
2. Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.
To highest God entirely pray. --Spenser.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent
(`whole' is often used informally for `wholly'); "he was
wholly convinced"; "entirely satisfied with the meal";
"it was completely different from what we expected"; "was
completely at fault"; "a totally new situation"; "the
directions were all wrong"; "it was not altogether her
fault"; "an altogether new approach"; "a whole new idea"
[syn: wholly, entirely, completely, totally,
all, altogether, whole] [ant: part, partially,
2: without any others being included or involved; "was entirely
to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem
children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it
solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the
prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him" [syn:
entirely, exclusively, solely, alone, only]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
81 Moby Thesaurus words for "entirely":
absolutely, across the board, all, all out, all put together,
alone, altogether, as a body, as a whole, at large, bodily, but,
clearly, collectively, completely, comprehensively, corporately,
definitely, en bloc, en masse, exclusively, exhaustively,
faultlessly, flawlessly, fully, globally, hundred per cent,
ideally, immaculately, impeccably, in a body, in all,
in all respects, in bulk, in every respect, in full,
in full measure, in its entirety, in the aggregate, in the gross,
in the lump, in the mass, in toto, inclusively, infallibly,
inside out, integrally, irreducibly, just right, largely, lock,
merely, on all counts, one and all, only, outright, perfectly,
plumb, positively, purely, quite, root and branch, roundly, simply,
solely, spotlessly, thoroughly, to a T, to the hilt, totally,
tout a fait, tout ensemble, unambiguously, unanalyzably,
unconditionally, undividedly, unequivocally, unreservedly, utterly,
wholly, without exception
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