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sentence adverb It may be argued (used to qualify the statement of an opinion or belief)‘she is arguably the greatest woman tennis player of all time’
possibly, conceivably, feasibly, plausibly, probably, maybe, perhaps, potentiallyView synonyms
- ‘It is still a dark story, though, which arguably has never really been screened in the way it was written.’
- ‘The UK has arguably one ideopolis, in London, but may have the potential for one of two more.’
- ‘The museum's collection of works by Soutine is now arguably the best in Paris.’
- ‘The Big Sleep is arguably his finest hour, and does much to explain why his work is so highly regarded.’
- ‘Of the three coaches, Italy's Brad Johnstone has arguably been the most successful.’
- ‘By the way Big Tom was arguably the greatest full back in the history of the game.’
- ‘The televisual images of his report arguably created a moment in history.’
- ‘It was a devastating display of control that the Super League has arguably never witnessed before.’
- ‘It's a haunting, slightly melancholy piece that's arguably the best track on here.’
- ‘Good health and sensitivity to the task's difficulties are arguably more important.’
- ‘He is arguably as important as a Scorsese and a Coppola and yet he and John Carpenter never got their due credit.’
- ‘For a start we were served with arguably the best garlic bread we have tasted in years.’
- ‘Murasaki Shikibui was the author of The Take Of Genji, arguably the world's first novel.’
- ‘Despite his shy, modest nature Sindelar was arguably football's first superstar.’
- ‘Finally, and arguably most important, it still has a good international reputation.’
- ‘Tanna Island is arguably as good as these, or better, if you're after a coffee with a rich smooth taste.’
- ‘They're arguably the biggest club in the world and they should be in the market for the best players in the world.’
- ‘These shadowy groups are arguably among the most active of all money launderers.’
- ‘The side have a fine pitch, arguably the best in Scotland, but still have not been granted their own gym.’
- ‘He intends to raise the profile of politics on campus, which is arguably a good thing.’
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