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Totally; utterly.‘the fire completely destroyed the building’as submodifier ‘you must be completely mad!’
totally, entirely, wholly, thoroughly, fully, utterly, absolutely, perfectly, unreservedly, unconditionally, quite, altogether, downrightView synonyms
- ‘It may well turn out at the end of that that it was completely and utterly untrue.’
- ‘If she meant to say what she did say then it was a completely unjustified charge.’
- ‘What struck me, was how completely over the top some of these theatre types can be.’
- ‘The amount of time I spent on it was completely ridiculous, as there was no real need.’
- ‘Finally the star came to the tee, eyed up the ball and completely fluffed the shot.’
- ‘So off we went to the vet, completely expecting Fred to not be coming home with us.’
- ‘Is it likely that such a blog is going to give us a completely objective picture?’
- ‘It is a completely unsatisfactory position and we want to put it right as soon as possible.’
- ‘In a completely unrelated issue, what is the best way to treat a large flightless bird?’
- ‘To be fair to them, by the end of the programme both women are completely transformed.’
- ‘Of course, my mood will almost certainly have completely changed by the end of the day.’
- ‘Comparing across art forms may annoy but it is completely necessary to get a sense of scale.’
- ‘On top of that I am also managing a small team whose purpose completely mystifies me.’
- ‘It was about being away with a completely different group in the middle of nowhere.’
- ‘I got out of the car and noticed that the tyres were completely worn from the sideways skid.’
- ‘When she broke her arm and was told it would not mend completely, she consulted de Vries.’
- ‘On top of all that he's willing to try completely new things and rip up the script.’
- ‘Even the front passenger seat can be folded completely flat for any extra long loads.’
- ‘It'll be a fantastic trip and a chance to see a completely different view on art and design.’
- ‘The vehicle came to rest in a ditch where it caught fire and was completely destroyed.’
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