Category:English hedges

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  1. strictly
  2. IANAD
  3. in layperson's terms
  4. in laywoman's terms
  5. apparently
  6. two cents
  7. from the heart
  8. at a glance
  9. somewhat
  10. relatively
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  1. acceptably
  2. considerably
  3. practically
  4. off the cuff
  5. technically
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  7. arguably
  8. reasonably
  9. seemingly
  10. in retrospect

Fundamental » All languages » English » Terms by semantic function » Hedges

English expressions that are used to qualify statements so as to lessen impact, e.g. to appear polite or modest or to soften a blow.

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See also Category:English modal adverbs