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Words used for saying that something is important

essentially

adverb

used for emphasizing what is the most important aspect of something or fact about something

importantly

adverb

used for emphasizing that something is important

basically

adverb

used for saying that you are talking about the most important aspects of something and not mentioning the specific details

first

adv, number, pronoun, noun

used for referring to the main or most important thing

mainly

adverb

used for talking about the largest or most important part of something

the fact (of the matter) is

used for emphasizing what you think is the true situation or the most important point

first and foremost

used for emphasizing the main point or the most important reason for something

at the end of the day

used for saying what you consider is the most important thing about a situation after thinking about it

not just any...

used for emphasizing that you are referring to someone or something that is special and important

in essence

used for emphasizing what is the most important feature of something

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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