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Slightly, to some degree and not completely

slightly

adverb

not very much, only a little

fairly

adverb

to some degree, but not completely or extremely

partly

adverb

to some degree, but not completely

somewhat

adverb

to some degree but not to a large degree

quite

adverb

fairly but not very

a little

to a small degree

mildly

adverb

slightly but not very

vaguely

adverb

slightly

pretty

adverb

fairly

a bit

slightly or a little

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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