Especially and Namely


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Especially adverb – In the specific case of one person or thing as distinguished from others.
Namely and especially are semantically related In some cases you can use "Namely" instead an adverb "Especially".
Nearby Word: especial
Synonyms for Especially


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Namely adverb – That is to say.
Usage example: there's always one person stuck with cleaning up the mess, namely me

Especially and namely are semantically related in that is to say topic. You can use "Especially" instead an adverb "Namely".
Synonyms for Namely

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  • Comments: Solid characterization, especially for the characters who usually take a hit in Tyzula stories, namely Zuko and Suki.
  • Fan Fic / Gensokyo 20XX In general, this is Yukari's reason for some of her decisions she makes (namely, choosing to be "the warden's lover"), especially in 20XXII.
  • Comic Book / Tank Vixens Granola Girl: Sonya has a bit of the appearance and traits, namely political, especially in the card game.
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