Especially and Mostly


Especially adverb - In the specific case of one person or thing as distinguished from others.

Mostly is a synonym for especially in mainly topic. In some cases you can use "Mostly" instead an adverb "Especially", when it comes to topics like often, notably.

Nearby Word: especial


Mostly adverb - For the most part.

Especially is a synonym for mostly in mainly topic. You can use "Especially" instead an adverb "Mostly", if it concerns topics such as often.

Nearby Word: most

Both words in one sentence

  • The Thing That Would Not Leave While Kim has no problem with the Hugheses living with them, Greg certainly does and is always complaining about them, mostly/especially Jimmy, constantly mooching off of him.
  • Literature / Redwall Determinator: Shows up quite often, mostly with badgers, but most especially with Martin the Warrior at the end of Mossflower.
  • Film / Ghidorah The Three Headed Monster This is especially notable when taken into perspective, where in earlier films Godzilla's breath was used mostly as a last resort and often had devastating effects on opponents.
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