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Very and very much

very

adjective, adverb

used for emphasizing that a quality exists or is true to a great degree

particularly

adverb

very, or very much

deeply

adverb

very or very much

greatly

adverb

very much

thoroughly

adverb

very much

immensely

adverb

very, or very much: used for emphasizing what you are saying

indeed

adverb

used for emphasizing the meaning of ‘very’

really

adverb, interjection

very, or very much

well

adverb

very, or very much: used for emphasizing what you are saying

a lot

to a great or greater degree

conscious uncoupling

the act of ending a marriage or romantic relationship in a way which shows that the two people will remain friends …

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someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes

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