Especially and Specially


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Especially adverb – To a great degree.
Usage example: that university is especially strong in the sciences

Specially is a synonym for especially in particularly topic. In some cases you can use "Specially" instead an adverb "Especially", when it comes to topics like exceptionally, expressly, very, individually. popular alternative
Nearby Word: especial
Synonyms for Especially


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Specially adverb – In regard to something mentioned explicitly or in detail.
Usage example: the supplementary material was specially intended to address earlier accusations of cultural bias

Especially is a synonym for specially in particularly topic. You can use "Especially" instead an adverb "Specially", if it concerns topics such as specifically, individually, expressly. popular alternative
Nearby Words: special, specialty, speciality, specialist, specialization
Synonyms for Specially

Both words in one sentence

  • He especially respects older woman and tends to be a funny innocent pervert with her two best friends Sapphire and Lily, specially with Lily who he teases a lot.
  • Series / The Wild Wild West It was Loveless's son Death Trap: Most episodes, especially in season one, from the classic Descending Ceiling to a glass box specially rigged to become a Gas Chamber if escape was attempted.
  • Series / The Jerry Springer Show The audience tends to be OK with just about any kind of crazy behavior, except bigotry, and, especially not anti-Semitism, and,'specially, anti-Semitism directed towards Jerry.
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